Cooper's hawk

Cooper's hawk

noun
a North American hawk, Accipiter cooperii, having a bluish-gray back and a rusty breast.

Origin:
1820–30, Americanism; named after William Cooper (died 1864), American ornithologist

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Cooper's hawk
 
n
a small North American hawk, Accipiter cooperii, having a bluish-grey back and wings and a reddish-brown breast
 
[C19: named after William Cooper (died 1864), American naturalist]

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