Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

falconet

play
noun fal·con·et \ˌfal-kə-ˈnet, ˌfȯl- also ˌfȯ-\

Definition of falconet

  1. 1 :  a very small cannon used in the 16th and 17th centuries

  2. 2 :  any of several very small falcons (genera Microhierax, Polihierax, and Spiziapteryx)




Learn More about falconet


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up falconet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

mysterious, holy, or spiritual

Get Word of the Day daily email!