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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a thief who enters a building with intent to steal;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Burglar \Bur"glar\, n. [OE. burg town, F. bourg, fr. LL. burgus (of German origin) + OF. lere thief, fr. L. latro. See Borough, and Larceny.] (Law) One guilty of the crime of burglary. [1913 Webster] Burglar alarm, a device for giving alarm if a door or window is opened from without. [1913 Webster]