noun, plural bu·te·os.
Origin of buteo
Related formsbu·te·o·nine [byoo-tee-oh-nahyn, -nin, byoo-tee-] /ˈbyu ti oʊˌnaɪn, -nɪn, byuˈti-/, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for buteo
It was a large hawk, which Lucien, as soon as he saw it, pronounced to be one of the kind known as buzzards (Buteo).The Young Voyageurs|Mayne Reid
The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo borealis) of our illustration is young and shows the plumage of the immature form.
The Buteo was not to be driven away easily, and made brave play with beak and talons; but he never had a chance.Everyday Adventures|Samuel Scoville
After 10 minutes of this behavior, a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) screamed as it flew overhead.Home Range and Movements of the Eastern Cottontail in Kansas|Donald W. Janes