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peregrine falcon

noun
1.
a globally distributed falcon, Falco peregrinus, much used in falconry because of its swift flight: several subspecies are endangered.
Origin of peregrine falcon
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400
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peregrine falcon

noun
1.
a falcon, Falco peregrinus, occurring in most parts of the world, having a dark plumage on the back and wings and lighter underparts See also duck hawk
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