Meaning of predation

pre•da•tion

Pronunciation: (pri-dā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. depredation; plundering.
  2. act of plundering or robbing.
  3. predatory behavior.
  4. a relation between animals in which one organism captures and feeds on others.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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