picaroon

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pic·a·roon

 (pĭk′ə-ro͞on′)
n.
1.
a. A pirate.
b. A pirate ship.
2. See picaro.
intr.v. pic·a·rooned, pic·a·roon·ing, pic·a·roons
To act as a pirate.

[Spanish picarón, augmentative of pícaro, picaro; see picaro.]
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picaroon

(ˌpɪkəˈruːn) or

pickaroon

n
archaic an adventurer or rogue
[C17: from Spanish picarón, from pícaro]
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pic•a•roon

(ˌpɪk əˈrun)

n.
1. a rogue, vagabond, thief, or brigand.
2. a pirate or corsair.
[1615–25; < Sp picarón, augmentative of pícaro picaro]
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