Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In mammalogy, the beasts of prey; carnivorous quadrupeds; the Carnivora, now called Feræ. Also Rapacia.
  • In ornithology, the birds of prey; rapacious birds; the Accipitres or Raptores.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) Same as accipitres.

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Examples

  • Mas qual será o seu futuro, com todos estes olhares de ganância que se viram, rapaces, sobre qualquer sector passível de ser explorado e espremido até ao último cêntimo?

    Capitalismo Europeu

  • Atque interim aues regionis rapaces, et immundæ, vt corui, vultures, et aquilæ, quæ pro consuetudine optimè morem norunt, aduolant magno numero in aere: Tuncque Relligiosi cum sacerdotibus detruncant corpus in frusta velut in macello, proijcientes pecias in altum auibus, ac decantantes certam ad hoc compositam orationem, tanquam si nostri sacerdotes cantarent.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Atque interim aues regionis rapaces, et immund�, vt corui, vultures, et aquil�, qu� pro consuetudine optim� morem norunt, aduolant magno numero in aere: Tuncque Relligiosi cum sacerdotibus detruncant corpus in frusta velut in macello, proijcientes pecias in altum auibus, ac decantantes certam ad hoc compositam orationem, tanquam si nostri sacerdotes cantarent.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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  • The purchase within five years may be recovered; after which on information, it devolves to the treasury.] [Footnote 118: Cessent rapaces jam nunc officialium manus; cessent, inquam nam si moniti non cessaverint, gladiis praecidentur, &c. Cod.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 2

  • The purchase within five years may be recovered; after which on information, it devolves to the treasury.] 118 Cessent rapaces jam nunc officialium manus; cessent, inquam nam si moniti non cessaverint, gladiis praecidentur, &c. Cod.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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