rapine of prey

rapine of prey
хищное животное

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  • prey — n. 1. Plunder, booty, spoil, pillage, rapine, loot. 2. Ravin, food, victim, quarry. 3. Ravage, depredation. 4. Victim …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Ravine — Ra*vine (r[.a]*v[=e]n ), n. [F., a place excavated by a torrent, a ravine, fr. ravir to snatch or tear away, L. rapere; cf. L. rapina rapine. See {Ravish}, and cf. {Rapine}, {Raven} prey.] 1. A torrent of water. [Obs.] Cotgrave. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raven — raven1 ravenlike, adj. /ray veuhn/, n. 1. any of several large, corvine birds having lustrous, black plumage and a loud, harsh call, esp. Corvus corax, of the New and Old Worlds. 2. the divine culture hero and trickster of the North Pacific Coast …   Universalium

  • raven — I. /ˈreɪvən / (say rayvuhn) noun 1. any of three large, glossy black, omnivorous and somewhat predacious birds with loud harsh calls, the Australian raven, Corvus coronoides, distinguished from the crow by its drawn out call and its long neck… …  

  • ravin — n. poet. or rhet. 1 robbery, plundering. 2 the seizing and devouring of prey. 3 prey. Phrases and idioms: beast of ravin a beast of prey. Etymology: ME f. OF ravine f. L rapina RAPINE …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raven — Rav en (r[a^]v n), n. [OF. ravine impetuosity, violence, F. ravine ravine. See {Ravine}, {Rapine}.] [Written also {ravin}, and {ravine}.] 1. Rapine; rapacity. Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. Prey; plunder; food obtained by violence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ravin — Raven Rav en (r[a^]v n), n. [OF. ravine impetuosity, violence, F. ravine ravine. See {Ravine}, {Rapine}.] [Written also {ravin}, and {ravine}.] 1. Rapine; rapacity. Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. Prey; plunder; food obtained by violence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ravine — Raven Rav en (r[a^]v n), n. [OF. ravine impetuosity, violence, F. ravine ravine. See {Ravine}, {Rapine}.] [Written also {ravin}, and {ravine}.] 1. Rapine; rapacity. Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. Prey; plunder; food obtained by violence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Predatory — Pred a*to*ry, a. [L. praedatorius, fr. praedari to plunder, fr. praeda prey. See {Prey}.] 1. Characterized by plundering; practicing rapine; plundering; pillaging; as, a predatory excursion; a predatory party. A predatory war. Macaulay. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viking Age — is the term denoting the years from about 700 to 1066 in European history. It forms a major part of Scandinavian history. [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article 39302/Norway The Viking Age from the Norway article at] Encyclopædia Britannica] [… …   Wikipedia

  • pillage — pil·lage / pi lij/ vb pil·laged, pil·lag·ing vt: to loot or plunder esp. in war vi: to take booty pillage n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary


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