Fishhawk
Fishhawk Fish"hawk`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The osprey ({Pandion halia["e]tus}), found both in Europe and America; -- so called because it plunges into the water and seizes fishes in its talons. Called also {fishing eagle}, and {bald buzzard}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fishhawk — osprey (Pandion haliaetus) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishhawk — fish hawk n. See osprey. * * * …   Universalium

  • fishhawk — noun The osprey …   Wiktionary

  • fishhawk — n. osprey native to Europe and America …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bald buzzard — Fishhawk Fish hawk , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The osprey ({Pandion halia[ e]tus}), found both in Europe and America; so called because it plunges into the water and seizes fishes in its talons. Called also {fishing eagle}, and {bald buzzard}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fishing eagle — Fishhawk Fish hawk , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The osprey ({Pandion halia[ e]tus}), found both in Europe and America; so called because it plunges into the water and seizes fishes in its talons. Called also {fishing eagle}, and {bald buzzard}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pandion haliaetus — Fishhawk Fish hawk , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The osprey ({Pandion halia[ e]tus}), found both in Europe and America; so called because it plunges into the water and seizes fishes in its talons. Called also {fishing eagle}, and {bald buzzard}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unitsukwë' — fishhawk; osprey …   Mingo semantic fields

  • Fish Hawk, Florida — Infobox Settlement official name = Fish Hawk, Florida other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = CDP motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem… …   Wikipedia

  • Bald buzzard — Buzzard Buz zard (b[u^]z z[ e]rd), n.[O.E. busard, bosard, F. busard, fr. buse, L. buteo, a kind of falcon or hawk.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus {Buteo} and related genera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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