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Cooper's hawk

noun Coo·per's hawk \ˈkü-pərz-, ˈk-\

Definition of COOPER'S HAWK

:  an American hawk (Accipiter cooperii) that is larger than the similarly colored sharp-shinned hawk and has a more rounded tail

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Origin of COOPER'S HAWK

William Cooper †1864 American naturalist
First Known Use: 1828

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