from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The more serious form of larceny, as distinguished from petit larceny, based on the monetary value of the stolen item.

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  • noun US, criminal law larceny of property whose value is greater than an amount set by law to distinguish it from petty larceny

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  • noun larceny of property having a value greater than some amount (the amount varies by locale)


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