predation pressure


noun Ecology.

the effect of predation upon a population, resulting in the decrease in size of that population.

Nearby words

  1. pred.,
  2. predacious,
  3. predacity,
  4. predate,
  5. predation,
  6. predatism,
  7. predator,
  8. predatory,
  9. predatory pricing,
  10. predawn

Origin of predation pressure

First recorded in 1940–45

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