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Definitions for picaroon
ˌpɪk əˈrunpi·ca·roon

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  1. picaroonnoun

    A pirate or picaro.

  2. picaroonnoun

    A pirate ship.

  3. picaroonnoun

    A rogue.

  4. picaroonverb

    To behave as a pirate.

  5. Etymology: From picarón, from pícaro "rogue".

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Picaroonnoun

    A robber; a plunderer.

    Etymology: from picare, Italian.

    Corsica and Majorca in all wars have been the nests of picaroons. William Temple, Miscellanies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Picaroonnoun

    one who plunders; especially, a plunderer of wrecks; a pirate; a corsair; a marauder; a sharper

  2. Etymology: [Sp. picaron, aug. of picaro roguish, n., a rogue.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Picaroon

    pik-a-rōōn′, n. one who lives by his wits: a cheat: a pirate.—adj. Picaresque′.—Picaresque novels, the tales of Spanish rogue and vagabond life, much in vogue in the 17th century. [Sp. picaronpícaro, a rogue.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. picaroon

    A pillager, one who plunders; one who violates the laws.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of picaroon in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of picaroon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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