Hover-hawk
Hover-hawk Hov"er-hawk`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The kestrel. [1913 Webster]

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  • hover hawk — noun : a kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hawk moth — (m[o^]th ; 115). (Zo[ o]l.) Any moth of the family {Sphingid[ae]}, of which there are numerous genera and species. They are large, handsome moths with long narrow forewings capable of powerful flight and hovering over flowers to feed. They fly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hawk moth — hawk′ moth n. ent any of numerous moths of the family Sphingidae, noted for their swift flight and ability to hover while sipping nectar from flowers Also called sphingid,sphinx moth • Etymology: 1775–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • hover — verb ADVERB ▪ nearby ▪ anxiously ▪ He was hovering anxiously outside. ▪ uncertainly ▪ She hovered uncertainly near the front door …   Collocations dictionary

  • hawk — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun HAWK + VERB ▪ hover ▪ swoop, swoop down ▪ The hawk swooped low over the field. PHRASES ▪ watch (sb) like a hawk …   Collocations dictionary

  • hawk moth — any of numerous moths of the family Sphingidae, noted for their very swift flight and ability to hover while sipping nectar from flowers. Also called sphingid, sphinx moth, hummingbird moth. [1775 85] * * * or sphinx moth Any moth of the… …   Universalium

  • hawk moth — noun any of various moths with long narrow forewings capable of powerful flight and hovering over flowers to feed • Syn: ↑hawkmoth, ↑sphingid, ↑sphinx moth, ↑hummingbird moth • Hypernyms: ↑moth • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Swainson's Hawk — Taxobox name = Swainson s Hawk status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 300px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Accipitridae genus = Buteo species = B. swainsoni binomial = Buteo… …   Wikipedia

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