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raptorial

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adjective rap·to·ri·al \rap-ˈtȯr-ē-əl\

Definition of raptorial

  1. 1 :  predaceous 1

  2. 2 :  adapted to seize prey

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or being a bird of prey



Examples of raptorial

  1. <the place of raptorial birds in the park's ecosystem>



1825

First Known Use of raptorial

1825



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