Meaning of PREDATOR in English

PREDATOR

/pred"euh teuhr, -tawr'/ , n.

1. Zool. any organism that exists by preying upon other organisms.

2. a predatory person.

[ 1920-25; praedator plunderer, equiv. to praeda ( ri ) to plunder (deriv. of praeda PREY) + -tor -TOR ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .