Raptor Rap"tor (r[a^]p"t[~e]r), n. [L. raptor, from rapere to ravish. See {Rapid}.] A ravisher; a plunderer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • raptor — c.1600, raviser, abductor, from L. raptor, agent noun from pp. stem of rapere (see RAPID (Cf. rapid)). Ornithological use is from 1873 (1823 in Latin plural Raptores) …   Etymology dictionary

  • raptor — [rap′tər, raptôr΄] n. [L, plunderer < pp. of rapere, to snatch (see RAPE1)] BIRD OF PREY …   English World dictionary

  • raptor — |ô| s. m. Raptador …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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  • Raptor — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Raptor », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot raptor peut désigner : plusieurs… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • raptor — (Del lat. raptor.) ► adjetivo/ sustantivo Que rapta: ■ a la policía le costó mucho detener a los raptores. SINÓNIMO secuestrador * * * raptor, a (del lat. «raptor, ōris») n. Persona que rapta o comete el delito de rapto …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • raptor — noun Etymology: New Latin Raptores, former order name, from Latin, plural of raptor plunderer, from rapere Date: 1873 1. bird of prey 2. [New Latin raptor (as in velociraptor)] a usually small to medium sized predatory dinosaur (as a velociraptor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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