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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: marauder, from maraud 'homeless person who travels around'

marauding

adjective
     
ma‧raud‧ing [only before noun] written
a marauding person or animal moves around looking for something to destroy or kill:
marauding street gangs
marauder noun [countable]

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