red-shouldered hawk

red-shouldered hawk
noun Date: 1812 a common North American hawk (Buteo lineatus) that has a banded tail and a light spot on the underside of the wings toward the tips

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  • red-shouldered hawk — /red shohl deuhrd/ a North American hawk, Buteo lineatus, having rufous shoulders. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • red-shouldered hawk — noun North American hawk with reddish brown shoulders • Syn: ↑Buteo lineatus • Hypernyms: ↑hawk • Member Holonyms: ↑Buteo, ↑genus Buteo …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hawk — hawk1 hawklike, adj. /hawk/, n. 1. any of numerous birds of prey of the family Accipitridae, having a short, hooked beak, broad wings, and curved talons, often seen circling or swooping at low altitudes. 2. any of several similar, unrelated birds …   Universalium

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