rapacious


rapacious

adjective

Definition of RAPACIOUS

1
having a huge appetite <nothing livens things up like a whole team of rapacious basketball players descending upon the pizza parlor>
2
living by killing and eating other animals <rapacious mammals, such as coyotes, foxes, and bobcats>
Synonyms predaceous (or predacious), rapacious, raptorial

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