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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers.

Usage examples (6)
  • And spotted a second roughleg on a powerpole at Lamont.
  • A roughleg soaring across a snow-covered willow field was the only wildlife.
  • Passed a hawk on a reflector post on the drive home, and it wasn't a roughleg!
  • I was on my way home from Lander, having borrowed the region's fur and skull collections, when I spotted the roughleg swooping over the greasewood along the highway. for more
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