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saker

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noun sa·ker \ˈsā-kər\

Definition of saker

  1. :  a grayish-brown Old World falcon (Falco cherrug) that is used in falconry



Origin and Etymology of saker

Middle English sacre, from Anglo-French, from Arabic ṣaqr


First Known Use: 15th century


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