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piratical (adj.)

"of or pertaining to a pirate or piracy; engaged in piracy," 1570s, from Latin piraticus "pertaining to pirates," from Greek peiratikos, from peiratēs "pirate" (see pirate (n.)) + -ical. Related: Piratic; piratically (1540s).

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Definitions of piratical

piratical (adj.)
characteristic of pirates;
piratical attackers
piratical (adj.)
characteristic of piracy;
piratical editions of my book
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