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English translation: from the latin verb=rapire,rapere,raptus

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French term or phrase:ravisseur
English translation:from the latin verb=rapire,rapere,raptus
Entered by: Albert Golub
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23:26 Mar 1, 2001
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?
AngelaM
from the latin verb="rapire, rapere ,raptus"
Explanation:
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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Albert Golub
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from the latin verb="rapire, rapere ,raptus"


Explanation:
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

Albert Golub
Local time: 06:29
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 359
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