Definition of recaptor in English:

recaptor

Pronunciation /(ˌ)riːˈkaptə/

noun

Law
  • 1A person who recaptures something, especially at sea.

  • 2A person who takes goods by a second distraint, or who makes a seizure of property which has been wrongfully taken or withheld. Chiefly US in later use.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From re- + captor. Compare post-classical Latin recaptor.