falconer

[ fawl-kuh-ner, fal-, faw-kuh- ]
/ ˈfɔl kə nər, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə- /

noun

a person who hunts with falcons or follows the sport of hawking.
a person who trains hawks for hunting.

Origin of falconer

1350–1400; Middle English falkenar (< Medieval Latin falcōnārius), fauconer < Anglo-French; Old French fauconier < Medieval Latin; see falcon, -er2

Related forms

un·der·fal·con·er, noun
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falconer

/ (ˈfɔːlkənə, ˈfɔːkə-) /

noun

a person who breeds or trains hawks or who follows the sport of falconry
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