Definition of Falconiformes
: an order of chiefly diurnal flesh-eating birds having short stout hooped bills and strong feet with four toes, the young being helpless at hatching and fed in the nest, and including the hawks, eagles, vultures, and related birds — see cathartae falcones
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Origin and Etymology of falconiformes
New Latin, from Falcon-, Falco + -iformes
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