Predation is the act of plundering, or the act of catching prey to live.(noun)
An example of predation is an animal eyeing its next kill for supper.
See predation in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L praedatio < praedatus, pp. of praedari, to plunder < praeda, prey
See predation in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English predacion
Origin: , from Latin praedātiō, praedātiōn-
Origin: , from praedātus
Origin: , past participle of praedārī, to plunder; see predatory.
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