Definition: Meaning of, falcon in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈfɔː(l)k(ə)n;ˈfɒlk(ə)n /

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falcon falcons
  1. a bird that kills and eats other animals and can be trained to hunt
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falcon used in phrases

  • Robert Falcon Scott (noun)
    1. 1868-1912 english explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey
  • Scott, Captain Robert Falcon
    1. (1868-1912) an officer in the British navy, who is often called Scott of the Antarctic . He made two journeys to the Antarctic to try to be the first person to reach the SOUTH POLE . He and his group reached the SOUTH POLE in 1912, shortly after the Norwegian EXPLORER Roald AMUNDSEN, but Scott's group all died on the way back. His JOURNAL, in which he describes their terrible journey, was discovered a year later.
  • falcon-gentil (noun)
    1. female falcon especially a female peregrine falcon
  • falcon-gentle (noun)
    1. female falcon especially a female peregrine falcon
  • peregrine falcon (noun)
    1. a hunting bird with a black and white spotted front
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