Definition of Predatory animal
1. Noun. Any animal that lives by preying on other animals.
Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna
Specialized synonyms: Carnivore
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Predatory Animal
Literary usage of Predatory animal
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1. Design in Nature: Illustrated by Spiral and Other Arrangements in the by James Bell Pettigrew (1908)
"A large predatory animal like the ichthyosaurus must have required a very ample food supply, and every addition to its swimming power must have been a ..."
2. Report by Washington (State). Dept. of Agriculture (1914)
"The following list of cooperating states, together with the amounts appropriated last year for predatory animal work, is interesting: Arizona ?25000 ..."