pigeon hawk


: merlin
used for one of North America

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pigeon hawk was circa 1728

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“Pigeon hawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigeon%20hawk. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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