pred·a·tor (prĕdə-tər, -tôr′)
1. An organism that lives by preying on other organisms.
2. A person or group that robs, victimizes, or exploits others for gain.
[Latin praedātor, pillager, from praedārī, to plunder; see PREDATORY.]
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