raptorial


rap·to·ri·al

adjective \rap-ˈtr-ē-əl\

Definition of RAPTORIAL

1
:  predaceous 1
2
:  adapted to seize prey
3
:  of, relating to, or being a bird of prey

Examples of RAPTORIAL

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

First Known Use of RAPTORIAL

1825

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