marsh hawk


Origin:
1765–75, Americanism

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marsh hawk
 
n
another name for marsh harrier

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Example sentences
Northern harrier is now the preferred name of what has in the past been known
  as a marsh hawk.
The species is often called the marsh hawk because it inhabits open marshlands
  and wet meadows.
The northern harrier, once known as the marsh hawk is found all over much of
  the world.
The northern harrier, once known as the marsh hawk, is found all over much of
  the world.
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