Cooper's hawk

noun Coo·per's hawk \ˈkü-pərz-, ˈku̇-\

Definition of Cooper's hawk

  1. :  an American hawk (Accipiter cooperii) that is larger than the similarly colored sharp-shinned hawk and has a more rounded tail

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Origin and Etymology of cooper's hawk

William Cooper †1864 American naturalist

First Known Use: 1828

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