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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small Old World falcon that hovers in the air against a wind; Small North American falcon.

Usage examples (35)
  • Also, from my reading the kestrel is full-grown ... and a male.
  • The kestrel is a small raptor in the falcon family.
  • "A kestrel is a type of falcon, like the peregrine but smaller."
  • For the kestrel is a most insulting creature towards the bigger birds. for more
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