HyperDic: biopiracy

English > 1 sense of the word biopiracy:
NOUNactbiopiracybiological theft
English > biopiracy: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningbiological theft; illegal collection of indigenous plants by corporations who patent them for their own use.
Broaderlarceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealingThe act of taking something from someone unlawfully

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