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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predacious, predaceous(adj)

    hunting and killing other animals for food

  2. predaceous, predacious, predatory(adj)

    living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain

    "predatory capitalists"; "a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal"- Peter S. Prescott; "a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster"- W.E.Swinton


  1. predaceous(Adjective)

    Surviving by preying on other animals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Predaceous(adj)

    living by prey; predatory

    Etymology: [L. praeda prey. See Prey.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Predaceous

    prē-dā′shus, adj. living by prey: predatory.—adj. Pred′able, raptorial.—n. Predā′cean, a carnivorous animal.—adj. Prē′dal, pertaining to prey: plundering.—n. Predā′tion, the act of plundering.—adv. Pred′atorily, plunderingly.—n. Pred′atoriness, inclination to plunder.—adj. Pred′atory, plundering: characterised by plundering: living by plunder: ravenous. [L. præda, booty.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of predaceous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of predaceous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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