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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English circa 1400, from Old French brigand (foot soldier) attested from 1421, from Italian briga (trouble, bother), perhaps ultimately of Germanic or Celtic origin.

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbɹɪɡ.ənd/
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NounEdit

brigand (plural brigands)

  1. An outlaw or bandit.

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brigand m (plural brigands)

  1. (derogatory) thief

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brigand m (oblique plural briganz or brigantz, nominative singular briganz or brigantz, nominative plural brigand)

  1. foot soldier

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