GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) one of several species of large hawks which capture hens; esp., the American red-tailed hawk (Buteo borealis), the red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus), and the goshawk.
- n. nontechnical term for any hawks said to prey on poultry
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