Peculator
Peculator \Pec"u*la`tor\, n. [L.] One who peculates. ``Peculators of the public gold.'' --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

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  • peculator — index embezzler, hoodlum, thief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Peculator — Taxobox name = Peculator fossil range = Lower Miocene to Recent image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda subclassis = Orthogastropoda ordo = Sorbeoconcha superfamilia = Volutoidea familia = Volutomitridae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • peculator — noun see peculate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peculator — See peculation. * * * …   Universalium

  • peculator — noun A person who peculates; an embezzler …   Wiktionary

  • peculator — pec·u·la·tor || pekjÉ™leɪtÉ™(r) / jÊŠl n. embezzler, thief; one who embezzles, one who steals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peculator — pec·u·la·tor …   English syllables

  • peculator — A defaulter; au embezzler …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • peculator — noun someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use • Syn: ↑embezzler, ↑defalcator • Derivationally related forms: ↑peculate, ↑defalcate (for: ↑defalcator), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peculator obconicus — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Gastropoda …   Wikipedia

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