Meaning raptorial
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"predatory," 1825, from raptor + -ial. Alternative raptatorial "predacious" (1840) is from Latin raptatus, past participle of raptare.
Source: etymonline.com

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adj. Seizing and devouring living prey.
Source: easypacelearning.com

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a phrase used to describe the grasping fore legs of some insects and other invertebrates. Read more on: Raptorial
Source: amentsoc.org

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(adj) relating to or characteristic of birds of prey(adj) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
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adapted for seizing prey ; predaceous.  Usually used to describe insect legs with opposable spines or elongate appendages that are adapted for impaling prey.
Source: bugs.bio.usyd.edu.au

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feet with long, strong toes and long, sharp, curved claws
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     adapted to seizing to prey, birds of prey and the preying mantis. Reticulate:   
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living on prey; predatory: appendages modified to catch and hold prey are raptorial, as in the mantis or eagles
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Like or resembling a raptor.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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