Meaning of HUNTING in English

HUNTING

n. the practice of pursuing and killing wild animals, esp. for sport.

Phrases and idioms:

hunting-crop see CROP n. 3. hunting-ground

1. a place suitable for hunting.

2 a source of information or object of exploitation likely to be fruitful. hunting horn a straight horn used in hunting. hunting-pink see PINK(1).

Etymology: OE huntung (as HUNT)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.