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Definition of "predaceous" [pre•da•ceous]

  • Surviving by preying on other animals. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "predaceous" in a sentence
  • "In the new Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, I've made my way through several articles over the last week: "Bistahieversor sealeyi, gen. et sp. nov., a new tyrannosauroid from New Mexico and the origin of deep snouts in Tyrannosauroidea"; "A reappraisal of the origin and basal radiation of the Osteichthyes"; and "Demythologizing Arctodus simus, the 'short-faced' long-legged predaceous bear that never was.""
  • "Most larvae are predaceous and feed on most other small invertebrates."
  • "They occur in cool running waters and are predaceous."