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bird of prey
n. pl. birds of prey
Any of various carnivorous birds, such as eagles, hawks, and vultures, that hunt animals for food or feed on carrion.
bird of prey
(Zoology) a bird, such as a hawk, eagle, or owl, that hunts and kills other animals, esp vertebrates, for food. It has strong talons and a sharp hooked bill.
bird′ of prey′
any of the carnivorous birds that seize and fly off with their prey, as an owl or hawk; raptor.
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|Noun||1.||bird of prey - any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals|
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Accipitriformes, order Accipitriformes - in some classifications an alternative name for the Falconiformes
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
bird of Jove, eagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
vulture - any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion
Sagittarius serpentarius, secretary bird - large long-legged African bird of prey that feeds on reptiles
bird of preynoun
Related wordssee birds of prey
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