Origin of rapineOld French from Classical Latin rapina from rapere, to snatch, seize: see rape
Origin of rapineMiddle English from Old French from Latin rapīna from rapere to seize ; see rep- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present rapines, present participle rapining, simple past and past participle rapined)
- To plunder.
From Middle English and Old French, from Latin rapÄ«na, from rapiÅ.