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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The theft of property of a value exceeding the amount constituting petit larceny.

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  • n. larceny of property whose value is greater than an amount set by law to distinguish it from petty larceny

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Larceny.
  • n. distinctions having reference to the nature or value of the property stolen. They are abolished in England.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. larceny of property having a value greater than some amount (the amount varies by locale)

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