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Adjective: predaceous  pri'dey-shus
  1. Hunting and killing other animals for food
    - predacious
  2. Living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
    "a predaceous kind of animal--the early geological gangster";
    - predacious, predatory

See also: acquisitive, carnivorous

Encyclopedia: Predaceous