raptatorial

adjective

rap·​ta·​to·​ri·​al
¦raptə¦tōrēəl,
-tȯr-

Word History

Etymology

alteration (influenced by Latin raptatus, past participle of raptare to seize and carry off, ravage, plunder, from raptus, past participle of rapere) of raptorial

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“Raptatorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raptatorial. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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