sparrow hawk

noun

Definition of sparrow hawk

: any of various small hawks: such as
a : an Old World accipiter (Accipiter nisus) that is dark gray to blackish above with the female having a grayish-brown barred underside and the male having a chestnut barred underside
b : kestrel b

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First Known Use of sparrow hawk

15th century


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sparrow hawk

noun

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: a small hawk

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