• To appropriate to one's own use the property of the public; tosteal public moneys intrusted to one's care; to embezzle.An oppressive, . . . rapacious, and peculating despotism. Burke.


    Peculate meaning & definition 1 of Peculate.


  • Embezzle or steal (money, especially public funds)

    Peculate meaning & definition 2 of Peculate.

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