Depredator Dep"re*da`tor, n. [L. depraedator.] One who plunders or pillages; a spoiler; a robber. [1913 Webster]

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  • depredator — index thief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • depredator — noun see depredate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • depredator — See depredate. * * * …   Universalium

  • depredator — noun One who depredates, or commits depredation …   Wiktionary

  • depredator — dep·re·da·tor || deprɪdeɪtÉ™ n. one that ravages; one that plunders and pillages, destroyer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depredator — [ dɛprɪdeɪtə] noun archaic a person or thing that makes depredations …   English new terms dictionary

  • depredator — n. Plunderer, robber, thief, spoiler, brigand, freebooter, pirate, corsair, buccaneer, marauder …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • depredator — n 1. pillager, plunderer, marauder, despoiler, ransacker, sacker, rifler, looter, forager, raider; ravager, destroyer. 2. pirate, rover, viking, corsair, buccaneer, privateer; freebooter, rapparee, (in the Scottish Highlands) cateran; kidnapper,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • depredator — dep·re·da·tor …   English syllables

  • depredator — n. a despoiler or pillager. Derivatives: depredatory adj. Etymology: LL depraedator (as DEPREDATION) …   Useful english dictionary

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