antipredator

adjective
an·​ti·​pred·​a·​tor | \ ˌan-tē-ˈpre-də-tər How to pronounce antipredator (audio) , -ˌtȯr, ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antipredatory \ ˌan-​tē-​ˈpre-​də-​ˌtȯr-​ē How to pronounce antipredatory (audio) , ˌan-​tī-​ \

Definition of antipredator

: protecting against predation : avoiding, warding off, or hindering predators primate antipredator behavior antipredator adaptations

First Known Use of antipredator

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Antipredator.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antipredator. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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