Etymology
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counterfeiter (n.)

early 15c., "one who imitates or makes a copy of," especially with intent to deceive or defraud, agent noun from counterfeit (v.).

updated on April 17, 2018

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Definitions of counterfeiter from WordNet

counterfeiter (n.)
someone who makes copies illegally;
Synonyms: forger
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