dacoit definition by Webster's New World
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a member of a gang of robbers in India or Burma (Myanmar)
Origin: Hindi ḍākāit, robber ; from ḍākā, attack by robbers
dacoit definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A member of a robber band or gang in India or Myanmar (Burma).
Origin: Hindi ḍakait.