ETYM Old Fren. preie, French proie, Latin praeda, probably for praeheda. Related to Prehensile, Depredate, Predatory.
1. A person who is the victim of ridicule or exploitation by some hostile person or influence; SYN. quarry, target, fair game.
2. Animal hunted or caught for food; SYN. quarry.
To profit from in an exploitatory manner; SYN. feed.