from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See northern harrier.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bird of prey, Circus cyaneus, which breeds in the northern parts of Eurasia and America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a hawk (Circus cyaneus), found in Europe and America; -- called also dove hawk, henharm, henharrow, hen driver, and usually, in America, marsh hawk. See Marsh hawk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. common harrier of North America and Europe; nests in marshes and open land


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