Raptores

plural noun
Rap·​to·​res | \ rapˈtōr(ˌ)ēz \

Definition of Raptores

 (Entry 1 of 2)

in former classifications
: an order of birds comprising Falconiformes and Strigiformes of current usage and including all the birds of prey

Raptores

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Definition of Raptores (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of falconiformes

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History and Etymology for Raptores

Plural noun

New Latin, from Latin, plural of raptor

New Latin, from Latin, plural of raptor

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“Raptores.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Raptores. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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