from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The more serious form of larceny, as distinguished from petit larceny, based on the monetary value of the stolen item.
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- noun US, criminal law
larcenyof propertywhose valueis greater than an amount set by lawto distinguish it from petty larceny
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- noun larceny of property having a value greater than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
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