kleptoparasitize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

klepto- +‎ parasitize

Verb[edit]

kleptoparasitize (third-person singular simple present kleptoparasitizes, present participle kleptoparasitizing, simple past and past participle kleptoparasitized)

  1. (transitive) To steal (prey, etc.) from animals of the same or another species.

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