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English definition of “peregrine falcon”

peregrine falcon

noun [C]     /ˌper.ə.ɡrɪnˈfɒl.kən/ US  /-ˈfɑːl-/
a large bird with a dark back and wings and a lightly coloured front , which catches mice and other small animals Birds of prey
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