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pred·a·tor  audio  (prd-tr, -tôr) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. An organism that lives by preying on other organisms.
  2. One that victimizes, plunders, or destroys, especially for one's own gain.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin praedtor, pillager, from praedr, to plunder ; see predatory


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