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falconet

[fawl-kuh-net, fal-, faw-kuh-] /ˈfɔl kəˌnɛt, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-/
noun
1.
any of several small Asian falcons, especially of the genus Microhierax.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; falcon + -et
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falconet

/ˈfɔːlkəˌnɛt; ˈfɔːkə-/
noun
1.
any of various small falcons, esp any of the Asiatic genus Microhierax
2.
a small light cannon used from the 15th to 17th centuries
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