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Definition of falcon:

  1. An ancient form of cannon.
  2. Any species of the genus Falco, distinguished by having a toothlike lobe on the upper mandible; especially, one of this genus trained to the pursuit of other birds, or game.
  3. One of a family ( Falconidae) of raptorial birds, characterized by a short, hooked beak, strong claws, and powerful flight.


kestrel, track down, kite, sparrowhawk, run, golden eagle, hunt down, hunt.

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