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prey

noun [U] uk   us   /preɪ/
C2 an animal that is hunted and killed for food by another animal: A hawk hovered in the air before swooping on its prey.
Translations of “prey”
in Arabic فَريسة…
in Korean 먹이…
in Malaysian mangsa…
in French proie…
in Turkish av, kurban, yem…
in Italian preda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被捕食的動物,獵物…
in Russian жертва, добыча…
in Polish zdobycz, ofiara…
in Vietnamese con mồi…
in Spanish presa…
in Portuguese presa…
in Thai เหยื่อ…
in German die Beute…
in Catalan presa…
in Japanese えじき, 獲物…
in Indonesian mangsa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被捕食的动物,猎物…
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