Embezzlement vs Depeculation - What's the difference?

embezzlement | depeculation |


As nouns the difference between embezzlement and depeculation

is that embezzlement is the fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner while depeculation is a robbing or embezzlement.

embezzlement

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (legal, business) The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.
  • See also

    * forgery * fraud * larceny * quackery * usury

    depeculation

    English

    Noun

  • (obsolete) A robbing or embezzlement.
  • Depeculation of the public treasure. — Hobbes.
    (Webster 1913)