buteonine

adjective
bu·​te·​o·​nine | \ ˈbyütēəˌnīn, -ə̇n; byüˈtē- \

Definition of buteonine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Buteo or to the short-winged hawks — compare accipitrine, cathartine

buteonine

noun
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plural -s

Definition of buteonine (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for buteonine

Adjective

New Latin Buteon-, Buteo + English -ine

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“Buteonine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buteonine. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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