plural noun
Fal·​co·​nes | \ falˈkō(ˌ)nēz, fȯl- \

Definition of Falcones

: a suborder of Falconiformes comprising the hawks, falcons, eagles, Old World vultures, ospreys, caracaras, and secretary birds — compare cathartae

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History and Etymology for Falcones

New Latin, from plural of Falcon-, Falco

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“Falcones.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Falcones. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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