Rap*to"ri*al (?), a. Zool. (a)

Rapacious; living upon prey; -- said especially of certain birds.

(b)

Adapted for seizing prey; -- said of the legs, claws, etc., of insects, birds, and other animals.

(c)

Of or pertaining to the Raptores. See Illust. (f) of Aves.

 

© Webster 1913.

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