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c. 1600, "ravisher, abductor," from Latin raptor "a robber, plunderer, abductor, ravisher," agent noun from past participle stem of rapere "to seize" (see rapid). Ornitho [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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bird of prey, or carnivorous bird.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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(L: rapere= to seize; rapt= seized; raptor= ravisher/plunderer) bird of prey, like owl, falcon, etc..
Source: seafriends.org.nz

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Pursuant to 50 CFR 14.102 [Title 50 -- Wildlife and Fisheries; Chapter I -- United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior], the term Raptor means “a live migratory bird of the [..]
Source: definitions.uslegal.com

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(n) any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals
Source: beedictionary.com

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N M robber; plunderer
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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A bird that hunts and eats meat; also known as 'bird of prey.' Raptors use their talons to catch their food and their strong, curved beaks for tearing food into bite-sized pieces. Falcons, hawks, eagles, and owls are raptors.
Source: animals.sandiegozoo.org

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a bird of prey; including hawks, falcons, kites, eagles and owls right-of-way :: a strip of land occupied by a street, railroad, electric transmission line, water main, sewer main, trail or other spec [..]
Source: njwildlifetrails.org

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A bird of prey, such as a eagle or hawk.
Source: pursuetheoutdoors.com

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Birds that hunt and kill other Animals, especially higher Vertebrates, for Food. They include the Falconiformes order, or diurnal Birds of prey, comprised of Eagles, falcons, Hawks, and others, as wel [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Larger bird of prey. Raptors include hawks, eagles, ospreys, and owls.
Source: www2.fcps.edu

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A bird of prey, including eagles, ospreys and hawks.
Source: chesapeakebay.net

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A one-notrump overcall that indicates a four-card major and a five-plus-card minor.
Source: bridgeworld.com

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a type of bird, such as an eagle or a hawk, that has a strong beak and sharp talons for catching live prey. recycle
Source: audubonadventures.org

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A bird of prey such as an Eagle, Falcon or Vulture.
Source: animalcorner.co.uk

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A bird of prey. (obsolete) One who ravishes or plunders.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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A bird of prey, characterized by a hooked bill and strong talons. Raptors commonly found in the slough watershed include White-Tailed kites, Northern Harriers, and Red-shouldered and Red-tailed Hawks.
Source: elkhornslough.org

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