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red-tailed hawk

[red-teyld] /ˈrɛdˌteɪld/
noun
1.
a North American hawk, Buteo jamaicensis, dark brown above, whitish with black streaking below, and having a reddish-brown tail.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805, Americanism
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