Definition of Predatory. Meaning of Predatory. Synonyms of Predatory

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Definition of Predatory

Predatory
Predatory Pred"a*to*ry, a. [L. praedatorius, fr. praedari to plunder, fr. praeda prey. See Prey.] 1. Characterized by plundering; practicing rapine; plundering; pillaging; as, a predatory excursion; a predatory party. ``A predatory war.' --Macaulay. 2. Hungry; ravenous; as, predatory spirits. [Obs.] Exercise . . . maketh the spirits more hot and predatory. --Bacon. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Living by preying upon other animals; carnivorous.

Meaning of Predatory from wikipedia

- for hunting, with acute senses such as vision, hearing, or smell. Many predatory animals, both vertebrate and invertebrate, have sharp claws or jaws to...
- Predatory publishing, also write-only publishing or deceptive publishing, is an exploitative academic publishing business model that involves charging...
- Predatory pricing is a pricing strategy, using the method of undercutting on a larger scale, where a dominant firm in an industry will deliberately reduce...
- The predatory tunicate (Megalodicopia hians), also known as the ghostfish, is a species of tunicate which lives anc****d along the deep sea canyon walls...
- Predatory conferences or predatory meetings are meetings set up to appear as legitimate scientific conferences but which are exploitative as they do not...
- Predatory lending refers to unethical practices conducted by lending organizations during a loan origination process that are unfair, deceptive, or fraudulent...
- The predatory carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus), also known as the redfin culter or skygazer, is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Chanodichthys...
- occasionally also be predatory, although they are not strictly regarded as obligately predatory fish. Po****tions of large predatory fish in the global...
- over 6.5 cm (2+1⁄2 in) long around its outer edge, was most likely a predatory device used to tear into or restrain struggling prey. As in other dromaeosaurs...
- as the many songbirds that are primarily insectivorous. Some extinct predatory birds had talons similar to those of modern birds of prey, including mousebird...