Polyborus

noun
Po·​lyb·​o·​rus | \ -rəs \

Definition of Polyborus

: a genus of long-winged hawks (family Falconidae) consisting of typical caracaras

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History and Etymology for Polyborus

New Latin, from Greek polyboros voracious, from poly- much (from polys much, many) + boros devouring, gluttonous, from bora food, meat

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“Polyborus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polyborus. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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