Falconidae

plural noun
Fal·con·i·dae | \ falˈkänəˌdē , fȯl- , -kōn- \

Definition of Falconidae 

: a family of diurnal birds of prey now usually restricted to the long-winged swift-flying falcons and the caracaras but formerly including most hawks, eagles, buzzards, Old World vultures, and related forms — compare accipitridae

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History and Etymology for Falconidae

New Latin, from Falcon-, Falco, type genus + -idae

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