Definition of caracara
: any of various large long-legged hawks found from the southern U.S. to South America that are classified with the falcons
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It’s long been suspected that caracara might have a form of chemical protection against wasps.
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Origin and Etymology of caracara
Spanish caracara & Portuguese caracará, from Tupi karakará
First Known Use: 1838See Words from the same year
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