Definition of Predatory animal

1. Noun. Any animal that lives by preying on other animals.

Exact synonyms: Predator
Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna
Specialized synonyms: Carnivore



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Predatory Animal

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predated
predates
predating
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predations
predatism
predatisms
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predator-bug
predator bug
predator bugs
predatorily
predators
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predatory animal (current term)
predatory pricing
predawn
predawns
predeal
predeath
predeaths
predebate
predecay
predecease
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predeceaser
predeceasers
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predeceasing

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 ..."

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