shahin

noun sha·hin
variants: or shaheen \shäˈhēn\

Definition of shahin

plural -s
:an Indian falcon (Falco peregrinus peregrinator) having the underparts of a plain unbarred ferruginous color, being related to the peregrine falcon, and used in falconry

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Origin and Etymology of shahin

Persian shāhīn, from shāh king


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