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- n. The osprey.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The osprey (Pandion haliaëtus), found both in Europe and America; -- so called because it plunges into the water and seizes fishes in its talons. Called also fishing eagle, and bald buzzard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The American name of Pandion haliaëtus, the osprey, bald buzzard, or fishing-eagle. See osprey.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years
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