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Definition of: falcon

(fôlkən, fô-, fal-) noun
1. A diurnal bird of prey (genus Falco) used by falconers; especially, the peregrine falcon (F. peregrinus), with long, pointed wings, the hobby, merlin, or gerfalcon.
2. A falconine bird, whether used in falconry or not, having the upper mandible toothed, and circular nostrils, as a kestrel, duck hawk, prairie falcon (F. mexicanus), or sparrow hawk.
3. A small cannon of the 15th–17th centuries, firing a shot of around six pounds. [<OF faucon, falcun <LL falco, -onis <L falx, falcis a sickle]

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"falcon" has the frequency of use of 0.0009% on en.wikipedia.org.

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