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Buccaneer \Buc`ca*neer"\, n. [F. boucanier, fr. boucaner to
smoke or broil meat and fish, to hunt wild beasts for their
skins, boucan a smoking place for meat or fish, gridiron for
smoking: a word of American origin.]
A robber upon the sea; a pirate; -- a term applied especially
to the piratical adventurers who made depredations on the
Spaniards in America in the 17th and 18th centuries. [Written
Note: Primarily, one who dries and smokes flesh or fish after
the manner of the Indians. The name was first given to
the French settlers in Haiti or Hispaniola, whose
business was to hunt wild cattle and swine.