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English noun: falcon

1. falcon (animal) diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight


Broader (hypernym)hawk


Narrower (hyponym)American kestrel, caracara, Falco columbarius, Falco peregrinus, Falco rusticolus, Falco sparverius, Falco subbuteo, Falco tinnunculus, gerfalcon, gyrfalcon, hobby, kestrel, kestrel, merlin, peregrine, peregrine falcon, pigeon hawk, sparrow hawk


Member meronymFalconidae, family Falconidae


English verb: falcon

1. falcon (competition) hunt with falcons


SamplesThe tribes like to falcon in the desert.


ExamplesIn the summer they like to go out and falcon


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)hunt, hunt down, run, track down









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