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bird of preynoun [C]

uk   us   (plural birds of prey)
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bird of preynoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɜrd əv ˈpreɪ/ (plural birds of prey)
a bird such as a ​hawk or an ​eagle that ​kills and ​eatssmall birds and ​animals
(Definition of bird of prey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bird of prey”
in Arabic طُيور جارِحة…
in Korean 맹금…
in Portuguese ave de rapina…
in Catalan ocell de presa…
in Japanese 猛禽(もうきん:大型の肉食鳥)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛禽…
in Turkish yırtıcı kuş, leşle beslenen kuşlar…
in Russian хищная птица…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猛禽…
in Italian uccello da preda, rapace…
in Polish ptak drapieżny…
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