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sparrow hawk

noun

Definition of sparrow hawk

  1. :  any of various small hawks: asa :  an Old World accipiter (Accipiter nisus) that is dark gray to blackish above with the female having a grayish-brown barred underside and the male having a chestnut barred undersideb :  kestrel b



Illustration of sparrow hawk

15th Century

First Known Use of sparrow hawk

15th century


SPARROW HAWK Defined for Kids

sparrow hawk

noun

Definition of sparrow hawk for Students

  1. :  a small hawk




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