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Spanish translation of “peck”

peck

verb /pek/
(of birds) to strike or pick up with the beak, usually in order to eat
picotear
The birds pecked at the corn The bird pecked his hand.
to eat very little
picar, comer como un pajarito
She just pecks (at) her food.
to kiss quickly and briefly
dar un pico
She pecked her mother on the cheek.
peckish adjective rather hungry
algo hambriento
I feel a bit peckish.
(Definition of peck from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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