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raptor

noun rap·tor \ˈrap-tər, -ˌtr\

: a bird (such as an eagle or hawk) that kills and eats other animals for food

: a small or medium-sized dinosaur that ate other animals

Full Definition of RAPTOR

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[New Latin -raptor (as in velociraptor)] :  a usually small-to-medium-sized predatory dinosaur (as a velociraptor or deinonychus)

Origin of RAPTOR

New Latin Raptores, former order name, from Latin, plural of raptor plunderer, from rapere
First Known Use: 1873

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