caracara
noun Etymology: Spanish caracara & Portuguese caracará, from Tupi karakará Date: 1838 any of various large long-legged hawks found from the southern United States to South America that are classified with the falcons

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  • Caracara — Ca ra*ca ra (k[aum] r[.a]k[aum] r[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A south American bird of several species and genera, resembling both the eagles and the vultures. The caracaras act as scavengers, and are also called {carrion buzzards}. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caracara — CARACÁRA s. m. şoim din zona tropicală a Americii, care trăieşte mai mult pe sol, hrănindu se cu cadavre, şerpi, insecte şi moluşte. (< amer., sp. caracara) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Caracāra — (Polyborus Vieillot), Gattung aus der Raubvögelfamilie Hachte; hat schwachen, an der Wurzel geraden, wenig gebogenen Schnabel, stumpfen Unterschnabel, kahles Gesicht, nackten Kopf, Scheidel mit krausen Federn, lange Flügel u. Zehen; sie fliegen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Caracara — Caracarā, s. Agami [Abb. 32] …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • caracará — (De or. guar., onomat. del canto de esta ave). m. Arg. y Hond. carancho (ǁ ave falconiforme) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • caracara — [kä΄rə kä′rə] n. [Sp < Tupí, of echoic orig.] any of various large New World birds of prey (family Falconidae) that feed mostly on carrion …   English World dictionary

  • Caracara — Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme «  Caracara  » s applique en français à plusieurs taxons distincts. Caracara …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Caracara — Taxobox name = Caracara image width = 240px image caption = Mountain Caracara Phalcoboenus megalopterus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Falconidae subfamilia = Polyborinae subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • caracara — /kahr euh kahr euh, kar euh kar euh/, n. any of certain long legged birds of prey of the falcon family, of the southern U.S. and Central and South America that feed on carrion. [1830 40; < Sp or Pg < Tupi; imit. of its cry] * * * ▪ bird also… …   Universalium

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