montagu's harrier

World English Dictionary
Montagu's harrier (ˈmɒntəˌɡjuːz)
 
n
a brownish European bird of prey, Circus pygargus, with long narrow wings and a long tail: family Accipitridae (hawks, harriers, etc)
 
[C19: named after Col. George Montagu (1751--1815), British naturalist]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
WordNet
montagu's harrier

noun
brownish European harrier 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature