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1. raptor

noun. ['ˈræptɝ'] any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals.

Synonyms

  • secretary bird
  • eagle
  • bird of night
  • owl
  • Accipitriformes
  • hawk
  • order Accipitriformes
  • raptorial bird
  • Sagittarius serpentarius
  • hooter
  • bird of Jove
  • bird
  • bird of Minerva
  • bird of prey

Antonyms

  • ratite
  • carinate

Etymology

  • raptor (Latin)
  • rapere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Raptor

  • subchapter
  • adaptor
  • adapter
  • kaptur
  • chapter
  • captor
  • apter

Example sentences of the word raptor


1. Noun, singular or mass
The sharp-skinned hawk is a small raptor, about the size of a blue jay.

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