falcon-gentle

noun
fal·​con-gen·​tle | \ ˈfal-kən-ˈjen-tᵊl How to pronounce falcon-gentle (audio) , ˈfȯl- also ˈfȯ-\

Definition of falcon-gentle

: the female peregrine falcon

First Known Use of falcon-gentle

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for falcon-gentle

Middle English faucon gentil peregrine falcon, from Anglo-French, literally, noble falcon

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