falconet

noun
fal·con·et | \ˌfal-kə-ˈnet, ˌfȯl- also ˌfȯ-\

Definition of falconet 

1 : a very small cannon used in the 16th and 17th centuries

2 : any of several very small falcons (genera Microhierax, Polihierax, and Spiziapteryx)

First Known Use of falconet

1559, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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