Rapine



[rap-in, -ahyn] /ˈræp ɪn, -aɪn/

noun
1.
the violent seizure and carrying off of another’s property; plunder.
/ˈræpaɪn/
noun
1.
the seizure of property by force; pillage
n.

early 15c., “plunder,” from Middle French rapine (12c.), from Latin rapina “act of robbery, plundering, pillage,” from rapere “seize, carry off, rob” (see rapid).

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