Pandion

noun
Pan·​di·​on | \ panˈdīˌän \

Definition of Pandion

: a genus (coextensive with the family Pandionidae of the suborder Falcones) of fish-eating hawks comprising the ospreys

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History and Etymology for Pandion

New Latin, from Latin, nightingale, from Pandion, a king of Athens in Greek mythology, from Greek Pandiōn

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“Pandion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pandion. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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