[ red-teyld ]
/ ˈrɛdˌteɪld /
a North American hawk, Buteo jamaicensis, dark brown above, whitish with black streaking below, and having a reddish-brown tail.
red bottomsRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
❤️ - red heart emoji - What does the red heart emoji mean?Read more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- red-shouldered hawk,
- red-spotted purple,
- red-winged blackbird,
Origin of red-tailed hawk
An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019