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red–shouldered hawk

noun red–shoul·dered hawk \-ˌshōl-dərd-\

Definition of RED-SHOULDERED HAWK

:  a common North American hawk (Buteo lineatus) that has a banded tail and a light spot on the underside of the wings toward the tips
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First Known Use of RED-SHOULDERED HAWK

1812

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