English to Afrikaans Meaning :: carrion

Carrion :
aas
- aas
 

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Noun(1) the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food

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(1) Shrieks rent the air as another crow spiraled down to invade the feast, some carrion invisible from the roadside.(2) Among the most conspicuous of the first colonisers at Mount St Helens was the common raven, known to eat almost anything, including carrion .(3) Despite their fearsome size, these magnificent birds survive mainly on carrion and hunting small mammals like mice.(4) Diversionary feeding involves leaving dead rats and other carrion on the moor for the harriers to eat.(5) They are often seen soaring in search of carrion , but their diet also includes young goats and lambs.(6) The large monitor lizards have a more varied diet and will eat eggs, birds, small animals and carrion .(7) As they soar over foraging areas, they scan the ground, searching for carrion or scavengers that might signal the presence of something dead.(8) They may steal prey from other raptors, and have been known to eat carrion as long as it has not been dead too long.(9) a crow wheeled over the hills in search of carrion(10) they flew for the first time after being fed on a diet of rabbits, small mammals, frogs and carrion .(11) Their diet includes fish, smaller birds, carrion , and refuse.(12) Some observers have suggested that carrion on train tracks actually aids overall eagle survival by providing fledglings with a ready food supply.(13) It lives mainly on carrion , but farmers and gamekeepers shot, trapped and poisoned the bird because they believed it might endanger breeding grouse.(14) Bears like berries, nuts, grasses, carrion , insects and birdseed.(15) After I pass, I see it in the rear view mirror, settling on carrion back along the shoulder.(16) Biologists, however, have reported some bees taking advantage of other resources, such as animal droppings and carrion .
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1. carrion ::
aas
2. husk ::
doppe
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