|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
an act of plundering or laying waste; the condition that results from such acts
War is characterized not only by killing and depredation, but also by courage and selflessness.
Related English words: depredate, depredator, depredatory
Latin root words: de
(prep. w/ abl.) - from, down from; praedor, praedari, praedatus sum
- to plunder; praeda, praedae, f. - loot