How to Pronounce raptor?

Correct pronunciation for the word "raptor" is [ɹˈaptə], [ɹˈaptə], [ɹ_ˈa_p_t_ə].

"Raptor" in context

Raptors are birds of prey, specifically carnivorous birds that hunt by swooping down to catch small prey. Raptors come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from the small kestrel to the large eagle. They usually have large, curved beaks made for tearing flesh, sharp talons to grasp their victims, and powerful wings for a quick takeoff. Raptors typically have excellent vision which helps them spot their prey from a great distance, and their talons and beaks are often deadly weapons.

Raptors are highly agile in the air and their wings are designed to give them maximum maneuverability and speed.

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