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English definition of “sparrowhawk”

sparrowhawk

noun [C]     /ˈspær.əʊ.hɔːk/ US  /ˈsper.oʊ.hɑːk/
a small hawk (= a type of bird that catches and eats other birds or animals)Birds of prey
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