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falconiform

[ fawl-koh-nuh-fawrm, fal-, faw-koh-, fawl-kuh-nuh-, fal-, faw-kuh- ]
/ fɔlˈkoʊ nəˌfɔrm, fæl-, fɔˈkoʊ-, ˈfɔl kə nə-, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə- /
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adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the order Falconiformes, comprising the vultures, hawks, eagles, ospreys, falcons, caracaras, etc.
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Origin of falconiform

<New Latin falconiformes;see falcon, -iformes
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British Dictionary definitions for falconiform

falconiform
/ (fælˈkəʊnɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the order Falconiformes, which includes the vultures, hawks, eagles, buzzards, and falcons
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