Harrier hawk
Harrier Har"ri*er, n. [From {Harry}.] 1. One who harries. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of hawks or buzzards of the genus {Circus} which fly low and harry small animals or birds, -- as the European marsh harrier ({Circus [ae]ruginosus}), and the hen harrier ({Circus cyaneus}). [1913 Webster]

{Harrier hawk} (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of American hawks of the genus {Micrastur}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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