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buteo

See also: Buteo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the genus name Buteo, from Latin būteō.

NounEdit

buteo (plural buteos)

  1. (ornithology) Any of the broad-winged soaring raptors of the genus Buteo.
    • 1988 February 5, Jerry Sullivan, “Field & Street”:
      In flight, it has the broad-winged, wide-tailed look of the buteos, the soaring hawks that are built like small eagles.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

būteō m (genitive būteōnis); third declension

  1. A sort of hawk or falcon

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative būteō būteōnēs
genitive būteōnis būteōnum
dative būteōnī būteōnibus
accusative būteōnem būteōnēs
ablative būteōne būteōnibus
vocative būteō būteōnēs

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