from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A pirate, especially along the Barbary Coast.
- noun A swift pirate ship, often operating with official sanction.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Any pirate-bug of the family Reduriidæ.
- noun One who cruises or scours the ocean with an armed vessel, without a commission from any sovereign or state, seizing and plundering merchant vessels, or making booty on land; a pirate; a freebooter.
- noun A piratical vessel; sometimes, a privateer.
- noun A scorpænoid fish, Sebastichthys rosaceus, with smooth cranial ridges, moderate-sized scales, and pale blotches surrounded by purplish shades on the sides.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A pirate; one who cruises about without authorization from any government, to seize booty on sea or land.
- noun A piratical vessel.
- noun (Zoöl.) A Californian market fish (
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A French
privateer, especially from the port of St-Malo
- noun A
privateeror piratein general
- noun The ship of
privateersor pirates, especially of French nationality
- noun A nocturnal assassin bug of the genus Rasahus, found in the southern USA.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)
- noun a pirate along the Barbary Coast
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French corsaire, from Old Provençal corsari, from Old Italian corsaro, from Medieval Latin cursārius, from cursus, plunder, from Latin, run, course; see course.]
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From French corsaire.
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