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peregrine falcon

noun [C] uk   /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 animalsBirds of prey
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