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rough-legged hawk

[ruhf-leg-id, -legd] /ˈrʌfˌlɛg ɪd, -ˌlɛgd/
noun
1.
a large hawk, Buteo lagopus, of the Northern Hemisphere, that feeds chiefly on small rodents.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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