pigeon hawk definition

  • noun:
    • See merlin.
    • The United states sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter velox or Accipiter fuscus).
    • the smaller hawks, about because big as a pigeon, or capable prey on birds as large as pigeons.
    • small falcon of Europe and America having dark plumage with black-barred end; utilized in falconry

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