Definition of dacoit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dacoit

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dəˈkɔɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dəˈkɔɪt//
 
(Indian English)
 
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a member of a group of armed thieves Word Originfrom Hindi ḍakait, from ḍakaitī ‘robbery by a gang’.