buteo definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous broad-winged, soaring hawks of genus Buteo.
    • the broad-winged soaring raptors associated with the genus Buteo.
    • a genus of broad-winged soaring hawks.
    • A genus of ignoble hawks, of household Falconidæ, sometimes creating a subfamily Buteoninæ; the buzzards or buzzard-hawks (which see).
    • broad-winged soaring hawks

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