buteo

[ byoo-tee-oh ]
/ ˈbyu tiˌoʊ /

noun, plural bu·te·os.

any of several buzzards or hawks of the genus Buteo.

Origin of buteo

1905–10; < New Latin; Latin būteō a kind of hawk or falcon

Related forms

bu·te·o·nine [byoo-tee-oh-nahyn, -nin, byoo-tee-] /ˈbyu ti oʊˌnaɪn, -nɪn, byuˈti-/, adjective, noun
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