bird of prey

noun phrase

Definition of bird of prey

: a carnivorous bird (such as a hawk, falcon, or vulture) that feeds wholly or chiefly on meat taken by hunting or on carrion

First Known Use of bird of prey

14th century


BIRD OF PREY Defined for Kids

bird of prey

noun

Definition of bird of prey for Students

plural birds of prey
: a bird (as an owl) that feeds almost entirely on meat it hunts


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