English edit

Etymology edit

maraud +‎ -er.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /məˈɹɔːdə(ɹ)/
  • (file)

Noun edit

marauder (plural marauders)

  1. Someone who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder.
    a band of marauders
  2. Any person who or thing which marauds.

Translations edit

French edit

Etymology edit

From maraud +‎ -er, from Middle French maraud (rascal), from Old French *marault (beggar, vagabond), from marir, marrir (to trouble, stray, lose ones way, be lost).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit


  1. (intransitive) to pilfer
  2. (intransitive) to prowl

Conjugation edit

Descendants edit

  • English: maraud
  • German: marodieren
  • Spanish: merode

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