American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Predaceous Sentence Examples
While the majority of the Thysanoptera are thus vegetarian in their diet, and are frequently injurious in farm and garden, some species, at least occasionally, adopt a predaceous habit, killing aphids and small mites (so-called "red-spiders") and sucking their juices.
The beetles are hairy and their larvae well-armoured and often predaceous.
They are admirably adapted for moving through the soil, where some of them live on decaying organic matter, while others are predaceous.
The larvae in this family are well-armoured, active and predaceous.
- " Errant" Polychaetes with well-marked prostomium possessing tentacles and palps with evident and locomotor parapodia, supported (with few exceptions) by strong spines, the aciculi; muscular pharynx usually armed with jaws; septa and nephridia regularly metameric and similar throughout body; free living and predaceous.