Falconidae

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

Definition of Falconidae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of falconidae

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


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