Krider's hawk

noun

Kri·​der's hawk
ˈkrīdə(r)z-
: a hawk of the central U.S. that is a variety (Buteo jamaicensis kriderii) of the red-tailed hawk and has the underparts almost pure white

Word History

Etymology

from the name Krider

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“Krider's hawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Krider%27s%20hawk. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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