Meaning of “peregrine falcon” in the English Dictionary

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"peregrine falcon" in British English

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peregrine falconnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌper.ə.ɡrɪn ˈfɒl.kən/ us /ˌper.ə.ɡrɪn ˈfɑːl.kən/

Examples from literature

  • Speed fliers can go very fast, but they are much slower than the fastest bird in the world – the peregrine falcon. 
  • The peregrine falcon lives in many places on Earth. 

(Definition of “peregrine falcon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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