American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A bird of prey.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ravisher; a plunderer.
- n. A genus of coleopterous insects.
- n. A bird of prey.
- n. obsolete One who ravishes or plunders.
- n. One of a family of carnivorous dinosaurs having tearing claws on the hind legs.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A ravisher; a plunderer.
- n. any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals
- As used in the novel (and subsequent motion picture) Jurassic Park; shortened from velociraptor. (Wiktionary)
- Latin, one who seizes, from rapere, to seize; see rapt. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The word raptor comes from the Latin word 'rapere.”
“Derived from the Latin word "raptor," one who seizes by force, the order of Raptatores, or”
“But there is another possible for the increase in raptor populations.”
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“I found one out in the boonies a few years ago that was sick and took it into a woman known as the raptor lady.”
“Murphy said the allegations that he stole the raptor are a misunderstanding.”
“In the current criminal case, prosecutors allege that Murphy lied about where he found a rare raptor, which is estimated to be worth between $150,000 and $400,000.”
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