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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of Falconidæ, including hawks or small eagles having the feet feathered to the bases of the toes, the tail square or little rounded, the wings short and rounded, and the head, in the typical species, with a long occipital crest.


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