saker falcon


1 [sey-ker]
an Old World falcon, Falco cherrug, used in falconry.
Also called saker falcon.

1350–1400; Middle English sagre, sacre < Middle French sacreArabic ṣaqr Unabridged
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saker (ˈseɪkə)
a large falcon, Falco cherrug, of E Europe and central Asia: used in falconry
[C14 sagre, from Old French sacre, from Arabic saqr]

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