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Etymology

1. kestrel

noun. small North American falcon.

Synonyms

  • falcon
  • genus Falco
  • American kestrel
  • sparrow hawk
  • Falco sparverius

Etymology

  • castrel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cresserelle (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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2. kestrel

noun. small Old World falcon that hovers in the air against a wind.

Synonyms

  • falcon
  • genus Falco
  • Falco tinnunculus

Etymology

  • castrel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cresserelle (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

Example sentences of the word kestrel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Merlins, also called pigeon hawks, are native to Georgia and are approximately the same size as their cousin, the American kestrel.

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