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falcon-gentle

falcon–gentle

noun fal·con–gen·tle \-kən-ˈjen-təl\

Definition of FALCON-GENTLE

:  the female peregrine falcon

Origin of FALCON-GENTLE

Middle English faucon gentil peregrine falcon, from Anglo-French, literally, noble falcon
First Known Use: 15th century

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