Definition of Falconine

1. Adjective. Relating to or resembling a falcon.

Partainyms: Falcon



Definition of Falconine

1. a. Like a falcon or hawk; belonging to the Falconidæ

Definition of Falconine

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to falcons. ¹

2. Adjective. Resembling a falcon ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Falconine

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Falconine

1. Like a falcon or hawk; belonging to the Falconidae Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Falconine

falciparum
falciparum exported serine-threonine protein kinase
falciparum fever
falciparum malaria
falcon
falcon-gentil
falcon-gentle
falcondoite
falconed
falconer
falconers
falconet
falconets
falcongentil
falconiform
falconine (current term)
falconing
falconoid
falconologist
falconologists
falconries
falconry
falcons
falcula
falcular
falculas
falculate
faldage
faldages
falderal

Literary usage of Falconine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1840)
"falconine BIRDS. Bill short, stout, cerate; upper mandible with the tip elongated and decurved; lower mandible rounded and thin-edged at the end. ..."

2. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1915)
"... but broken in such a way as to render it difficult to say which one. It is interesting to find a falconine bird •of this size in the Oligocene. ..."

3. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... and enables him to recognise the falconine Kites. ... Of these falconine Kites perhaps the most interesting is ..."

4. British Song Birds: Being Popular Descriptions and Anecdotes of the by Neville Wood (1836)
"A fresh couple from the flanks immediately renewed the attack upon the centre, and the con- * The word falconine is here used in a strictly scientific sense ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1851)
"... the bill and claws gradually assuming the true falconine character. This was near the coast, where the sparrow-hawk is rare during the summer, ..."

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