tercel

noun
ter·​cel | \ ˈtər-səl How to pronounce tercel (audio) \

variant of

: a male hawk especially : a male peregrine falcon

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“Tercel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tercel. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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