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  • 1Predaceous — Pre*da ceous, a. [L. praeda prey. See {Prey}.] Living by prey; predatory. Derham. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2predaceous — index larcenous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3predaceous — or predacious adjective Etymology: Latin praedari to prey upon (from praeda prey) + English aceous or acious (as in rapacious) more at prey Date: 1713 1. living by preying on other animals ; predatory 2. (usually predacious) tending to devour or… …

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  • 4predaceous — См. predacious …

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  • 5predaceous — adjective Surviving by preying on other animals. See Also: predatory …

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  • 6predaceous — pre·da·ceous || prɪ deɪʃəs adj. preying on other animals, hunting other creatures for food …

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  • 7predaceous — pre·da·ceous …

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  • 8predaceous —   a. pertaining to preying; living on prey.    ♦ predacity, n …

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  • 9predaceous — adjective 1. hunting and killing other animals for food • Syn: ↑predacious • Similar to: ↑carnivorous 2. living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain predatory capitalists a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and… …

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  • 10predaceous diving beetle — ▪ insect also called  diving beetle , or  true water beetle,        any of more than 4,000 species of carnivorous, aquatic beetles (insect order Coleoptera) that prey on organisms ranging from other insects to fish larger than themselves. Diving… …

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  • 11Dytiscidae — Predaceous diving beetles Thermonectus sp. (Dytiscinae: Aciliini) inhabiting rock pool at Thiruvannamalai, India Scientific classification …

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  • 12Cleridae — Thanasimus dubius (Clerinae) Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 13mammal — mammallike, adj. /mam euhl/, n. any vertebrate of the class Mammalia, having the body more or less covered with hair, nourishing the young with milk from the mammary glands, and, with the exception of the egg laying monotremes, giving birth to… …

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  • 14neuropteran — /noo rop teuhr euhn, nyoo /, adj. 1. neuropterous. n. 2. Also, neuropteron. a neuropterous insect. [1835 45; < NL Neuropter(a), neut. pl. of neuropterus (see NEUROPTEROUS) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction       any of a group of insects commonly …

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  • 15water beetle — any of various aquatic beetles, as a predaceous diving beetle. [1660 70] * * * ▪ insect       any of several thousand species of aquatic beetles (order Coleoptera), including members of the families Haliplidae (crawling water beetles),&#8230; …

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  • 16Haliplidae — Crawling water beetles Haliplus ruficollis, Haliplus flavicollis and Peltodytes caesus (not to scale) Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 17Pameridea — roridulae Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) Unterklasse …

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  • 18barracuda — /bar euh kooh deuh/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) barracuda, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) barracudas for 1; barracudas for 2. 1. any of several elongated, predaceous, tropical and subtropical marine fishes of the genus&#8230; …

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  • 19centipede — centipedal /sen tip i dl, sen teuh peed l/, adj. /sen teuh peed /, n. any of numerous predaceous, chiefly nocturnal arthropods constituting the class Chilopoda, having an elongated, flattened body composed of from 15 to 173 segments, each with a&#8230; …

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  • 20Ochthera — sp. from the Western Ghats Scientific classification Kingdom: Anim …

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