Borrowed from British Medieval Latin burglātor, from Old French burgeor ("burglar"), from Medieval Latin burgātor ("burglar"), from burgō, from Late Latin burgus ("fortified town"), probably from Frankish *burg ("fortress"), from Proto-Germanic *burgz, *burgiją. The -l- may have been inserted under influence from Latin latro ("thief").
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