HyperDic: falcon

English > 2 senses of the word falcon:
NOUNanimalfalcondiurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
VERBcompetitionfalconhunt with falcons
falcon > pronunciation
Soundsfae'lkahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > falcon: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningdiurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight.
Member ofFalconidae, family FalconidaeA family of birds of the order Falconiformes
NarrowercaracaraAny of various long-legged carrion-eating hawks of South America and Central America
gyrfalcon, gerfalcon, Falco rusticoluslarge and rare Arctic falcon having white and dark color phases
hobby, Falco subbuteosmall Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds
kestrel, Falco tinnunculussmall / small Old World falcon that hovers in the air against a wind
peregrine, peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinusA widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry
pigeon hawk, merlin, Falco columbariussmall falcon of Europe and America having dark plumage with black-barred tail
sparrow hawk, American kestrel, kestrel, Falco sparveriussmall North American falcon
Broaderhawkdiurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
Spanishfalcón, halcón
Catalanfalcó
Adjectivesfalconinerelating to or resembling a falcon
Verbsfalconhunt with falcons
English > falcon: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaninghunt with falcons.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and falcon
Example"The tribes like to falcon in the desert"
Broaderhunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Spanishcazar con halcones, cazar con halcón
Nounsfalcondiurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
falconera person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry
falconrythe art of training falcons to hunt and return

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict