caracara


ca·ra·ca·ra

noun \ˌka-rə-ˈka-rə, -ə-kə-ˈrä\

Definition of CARACARA

:  any of various large long-legged hawks found from the southern United States to South America that are classified with the falcons

Origin of CARACARA

Spanish caracara & Portuguese caracará, from Tupi karakará
First Known Use: 1838

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