Falconine Fal"co*nine, a. (Zo["o]l.) Like a falcon or hawk; belonging to the {Falconid[ae]} [1913 Webster]

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  • falconine — adjective relating to or resembling a falcon • Pertains to noun: ↑falcon * * * ˈfalkəˌnīn, ˈfȯlk , ˈfȯk adjective Etymology: falcon (I) + ine : belonging to or resembling a falcon * * * falˈconine adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • falconine — adjective a) Of, or relating to falcons. b) Resembling a falcon …   Wiktionary

  • falconine — fal·co·nine …   English syllables

  • falconine — /ˈfælkənaɪn/ (say falkuhnuyn) adjective of or resembling a falcon. {falcon1 + ine1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • falcon — falconine /fawl keuh nuyn , nin, fal , faw keuh /, adj. falconoid, adj. /fawl keuhn, fal , faw keuhn/, n. 1. any of several birds of prey of the family Falconidae, esp. of the genus Falco, usually distinguished by long, pointed wings, a hooked… …   Universalium

  • List of animal names — This list gives names of animals used depending on the context. Many species of animals, particularly those domesticated, have been given specific names for the male, the female, and the young of the species. There are a few generic terms, bull… …   Wikipedia

  • falcon — 1. noun [ˈfɔːkən/|[ˈfɔːlkən/|[ˈfælkən/ a) Any bird of the genus Falco, all of which are birds of prey. b) kestrel See Also: Capra falconeri, falconer, falconet, falcon gentil, falcon gentle, falconine, falc …   Wiktionary

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