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predation

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predation

noun pre·da·tion \pri-ˈdā-shən\

: the act of killing and eating other animals : the act of preying on other animals

Full Definition of PREDATION

1
:  the act of preying or plundering :  depredation
2
:  a mode of life in which food is primarily obtained by the killing and consuming of animals

Origin of PREDATION

Middle English predacion, from Latin praedation-, praedatio, from praedari
First Known Use: 15th century

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