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Spanish translation of “prey”

prey

noun /prei/ (plural prey)
a bird or animal, birds or animals, that is/are hunted by other birds or animals for food
presa
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.
(Definition of prey from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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