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Harris's hawk

noun Har·ris's hawk \ˈha-rə-səz-\

Definition of Harris's hawk

  1. :  a black hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus) found from the southwestern United States to South America that has brown shoulders and conspicuous white markings on the rump and tail —called also Harris hawk



Origin of harris's hawk

Edward Harris †1863 American naturalist


First Known Use: 1909


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