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falconnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfæl·kən, ˈfɔl-/
a ​bird with ​pointedwings and a ​longtail that ​hunts and ​kills other ​birds and ​smallanimals
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falconnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɒl.kən/  us   /ˈfɑːl-/
a ​bird with ​pointedwings and a ​longtail, that can be ​trained to ​hunt other ​birds and ​smallanimals
(Definition of falcon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “falcon”
in Spanish halcón…
in Vietnamese chim ưng, chim cắt…
in Malaysian falko…
in Thai เหยี่ยว…
in French faucon…
in German der Falke…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隼,鹰隼, 猎鹰…
in Turkish şahin…
in Russian сокол…
in Indonesian elang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隼,鷹隼, 獵鷹…
in Polish sokół…
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