buteo

buteo

[byoo-tee-oh]
noun, plural buteos.
any of several buzzards or hawks of the genus Buteo.

Origin:
1905–10; < Neo-Latin; Latin būteō a kind of hawk or falcon

buteonine [byoo-tee-oh-nahyn, -nin, byoo-tee-] , adjective, noun
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