Red-tailed hawk
Red-tailed Red"-tailed` (-t?ld`), a. Having a red tail. [1913 Webster]

{Red-tailed hawk} (Zo["o]l.), a large North American hawk ({Buteo borealis}). When adult its tail is chestnut red. Called also {hen hawck}, and {red-tailed buzzard}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • red-tailed hawk — /red tayld / a North American hawk, Buteo jamaicensis, dark brown above, whitish with black streaking below, and having a reddish brown tail. See illus. under hawk. [1795 1805, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Red-tailed — ( t?ld ), a. Having a red tail. [1913 Webster] {Red tailed hawk} (Zo[ o]l.), a large North American hawk ({Buteo borealis}). When adult its tail is chestnut red. Called also {hen hawck}, and {red tailed buzzard}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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