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"Depredador" is an adjective which is often translated as "predatory", and "predador" is an adjective which is also often translated as "predatory". Learn more about the difference between "depredador" and "predador" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (animal)
a. predatory
Esta ave predadora se alimenta principalmente de peces.This predatory bird feeds mostly on fish.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (animal)
a. predator
La tortuga esconde su cabeza y miembros dentro de su caparazón para protegerse de los predadores.Tortoises draw their head and limbs into their shell to protect themselves from predators.
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predador
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to predators)
a. predatory
El lobo es el único animal predador en estos bosques.The wolf is the only predatory animal in these forests.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (animal)
a. predator
Las gacelas usan su velocidad para escapar de sus predadores.Gazelles use their speed to escape from their predators.
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