loot (n.)

"goods taken from an enemy, etc.," 1839, Anglo-Indian, from Hindi lut, from Sanskrit loptram, lotram "booty, stolen property," from PIE *roup-tro-, from root *reup- "to snatch" (see rip (v.)).

loot (v.)

"to plunder; carry off as loot," 1821, from loot (n.). Related: Looted; looting.

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