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noun British.
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Origin of hen harrier

First recorded in 1555–65

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British Dictionary definitions for hen harrier

hen harrier

noun
a common harrier, Circus cyaneus, that flies over fields and marshes and nests in marshes and open landUS and Canadian names: marsh hawk, marsh harrier
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