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latrocinium (s) (noun) (no known plural)
1. Robbery; brigandage (Roman law): Latrocinium was applied to a war that was not preceded by a declaration of war under the Roman laws.
2. A theft or something that has been stolen: In the Middle Ages, latrocinium was considered to be a war that was started without justification, or it was identified as piracy.
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(Latin: theft, robbery, felony; from latrocinium, service of mercenaries; freebooting, robbery; latro-, a mercenary soldier, or a robber)