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loot (n.)

“从敌人那里夺来的货物等”, 1802年(在查尔斯-詹姆斯的《伦敦军事词典》中, 它的定义是“印度语术语, 指掠夺或掠夺” ), 英印语, 来自印地语 lut, 来自梵语 loptram, lotram “战利品, 赃物”, 来自PIE *roup-tro-, 来自词根 *reup- “抢夺” (见 rip (五) ).

LOOTICS, Ind. A term in India to express a body of irregular horsemen, who plunder and lay waste the country, and harrass the enemy in their march. They may be compared to the Hulans of Europe and other free-booters.
LOOTY WALLOW, Ind. A term of the same import as Lootics.
[James, “Military Dictionary” ]

loot (v.)

“掠夺; 作为战利品运走”, 1821年, 来自 loot (n.). 相关链接: Looted; looting.

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Definitions of loot from WordNet
1
loot (v.)
take illegally; of intellectual property;
Synonyms: plunder
loot (v.)
steal goods; take as spoils;
During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners
Synonyms: plunder / despoil / reave / strip / rifle / ransack / pillage / foray
2
loot (n.)
goods or money obtained illegally;
Synonyms: booty / pillage / plunder / prize / swag / dirty money
loot (n.)
informal terms for money;
Synonyms: boodle / bread / cabbage / clams / dinero / dough / gelt / kale / lettuce / lolly / lucre / moolah / pelf / scratch / shekels / simoleons / sugar / wampum
From wordnet.princeton.edu