predator

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Borrowed from Latin praedātor, from praedor (loot, pillage), from praeda (booty, spoils, prey).

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predator (plural predators)

  1. Any animal or other organism that hunts and kills other non-plant organisms (their prey), primarily for food.
  2. Someone who attacks and plunders for gain.
  3. A sexual predator.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin praedātor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpreːˈdaː.tɔr/
  • Hyphenation: pre‧da‧tor

NounEdit

predator m (plural predatoren)

  1. (biology, chiefly zoology) A predator, organism (usually animal) that kills other non-plant organisms for food.
  2. A human predator (criminal, in particular a sexual predator).

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin praedator.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prědaːtor/
  • Hyphenation: pre‧da‧tor

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prèdātor m (Cyrillic spelling прѐда̄тор)

  1. predator

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