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road kill

noun [U] uk   informal us  
animals that are killed on roads by cars or other vehicles: On average, two crocodiles a year end up as road kill on Florida's Highway 1.
Translations of “road kill”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在馬路上被軋死的動物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在马路上被轧死的动物…
(Definition of road kill from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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