1) cavidan; 2) cavâk
Fr.: 1) faire sa proie de; 2) proie
1) To seize and devour prey, as an animal does.
M.E. preye, from O.Fr. preie, from L. praeda "booty, plunder, game hunted;" ultimately from prehendere "to grasp, seize."
1) Cavidan, related to Khotanese cev- "to get, seize,"
Ossetic cævyn, cavd "to hit, to strike," Pers. câpidan
"to plunder," cafsidan, caspidan "to stick; to plunder;" Proto-Ir.
*cap- "to seize."
Fr.: animal proie
An animal that is hunted and killed by a → predator as food.