from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A heavy-bodied North American hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) that feeds primarily on rodents and has a conspicuous reddish-brown tail in the male.
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- n. A medium-sized bird of prey found throughout North America.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a large North American hawk (Buteo borealis). When adult its tail is chestnut red. Called also hen hawck, and red-tailed buzzard.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown tail
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