(Latin: booty, plunder, pillage, ravage)

preyer (s) (noun), preyers (pl)
1. Someone who, or that which, preys on others; a plunderer; a waster; a devourer.
2. An animal that feeds on another animal as a matter of habit or preference.
preying (adjective), more preying, most preying
1. A reference to killing an animal in order to eat it.
2. Committing a crime against someone: The police are looking for preying gangs who are attacking tourists.
3. Descriptive of taking or getting something by violence.
4. Relating to the removal of something by force from an enemy in war.