raptorial: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rap-tôr'ē-ul, -tōr'-), [key]
- preying upon other animals; predatory.
- adapted for seizing prey, as the bill or claws of a bird.
- belonging or pertaining to the Raptores, a former order in which the falconiform and strigiform birds were erroneously grouped together.
- raptorial (Thesaurus)