Definition of 'bird of prey'
Example sentences containing 'bird of prey'
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The oilrig stood out black and forbidding, like some prehistoric bird of prey. A MEANS TO EVIL (2001)Some bird of prey, no doubt, or even Olive, I wouldn't put it past her. NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES (2001)He saw himself standing on the altar, lost into his hatred, raging like a bird of prey. THE BROKEN GOD (2001)
Translations for 'bird of prey'
British English: bird of prey /bɜːd əv preɪ/ NOUN
A bird of prey is a bird such as an eagle or a hawk that kills and eats other birds and animals.
- American English: bird of prey
- Arabic: طَيْر جارِح
- Brazilian Portuguese: ave de rapina
- Chinese: 猛禽
- Croatian: ptica grabljivica
- Czech: dravec dravý pták
- Danish: rovfugl
- Dutch: roofvogel
- European Spanish: ave rapaz
- Finnish: petolintu
- French: rapace
- German: Raubvogel
- Greek: αρπακτικό
- Italian: rapace
- Japanese: 猛禽
- Korean: 맹금
- Norwegian: rovfugl
- Polish: ptak drapieżny
- European Portuguese: ave de rapina
- Romanian: pasăre de pradă
- Russian: хищная птица
- Spanish: ave rapaz
- Swedish: rovfågel
- Thai: นกล่าสัตว์หรือนกเล็กๆ เป็นอาหาร
- Turkish: yırtıcı kuş
- Ukrainian: хижий птах
- Vietnamese: chim săn mồi
Definition of bird of prey from the Collins English Dictionary
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