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|French to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|French term or phrase: ravisseur|
|I am interested in the etymology (origin) of the French word for "robber" (i.e. ravisseur). Can you help me?|
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from the latin verb="rapire, rapere ,raptus"
it meant grabbing an object violently therefore robbing it or kidnapping,abducting a person
the root is present in "rapture" in english
hope it helps
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