predator

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

pred·a·tor

noun \ˈpre-də-tər, -ˌtr\

: an animal that lives by killing and eating other animals : an animal that preys on other animals

: a person who looks for other people in order to use, control, or harm them in some way

Full Definition of PREDATOR

1
:  one that preys, destroys, or devours
2
:  an animal that lives by predation

Examples of PREDATOR

  1. predators like bears and wolves
  2. The population of rabbits is controlled by natural predators.
  3. a corporate predator acquiring business rivals

First Known Use of PREDATOR

1912

Related to PREDATOR

Other Zoology Terms

altruism, integument

Rhymes with PREDATOR

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