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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry adj. - (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently.

Usage examples (37)
  • This duck hawk (also known as a peregrine falcon) was sitting on top of my bird feeder today!
  • These include parrots, wrens, thornbills and raptors such as peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus.
  • The name "peregrine" means wanderer, and the peregrine falcon has one of the longest migrations of any North American bird.
  • A peregrine, he said, could reach a speed of over 200mph. for more
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