Meaning of “bird of prey” in the English Dictionary

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"bird of prey" in British English

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bird of preynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbɜːd əv ˈpreɪ/ us /ˌbɝːd əv ˈpreɪ/ plural birds of prey

(Definition of “bird of prey” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 eats small birds and animals

(Definition of “bird of prey” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)