Translation of "prey" - English-Spanish dictionary
prey noun /prei/ ( plural prey)
› a bird or animal, birds or animals, that is/are hunted by other birds or animals for food
The lion tore at its prey. beast/bird of prey noun › an animal, eg the lion, or a bird, eg the eagle, that kills and eats others.
animal/ave de rapiña
prey on phrasal verb ( prey upon) › to attack as prey
cazar una presa
Hawks prey upon smaller birds. prey is a noun or a verb: a bird of prey (not pray); to prey on (not pray on) smaller creatures.