bird of prey

Definition of bird of prey

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

14th Century

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

  1. :  a bird (as an owl) that feeds almost entirely on meat it hunts



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