Depeculation
Depeculation De*pec`u*la"tion, n. [L. depeculari, p. p. depeculatus, to rob. See {Peculate}.] A robbing or embezzlement. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Depeculation of the public treasure. --Hobbes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • depeculation — In English law, a robbing of the prince or commonwealth; an embezzling of the public treasure …   Black's law dictionary

  • depeculation — In English law, a robbing of the prince or commonwealth; an embezzling of the public treasure …   Black's law dictionary

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