See also: Buteo

English edit

Etymology edit

From the genus name Buteo, from Latin būteō.

Noun edit

buteo (plural buteos)

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

Translations edit

Esperanto edit

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Etymology edit

From Latin būteō.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [buˈteo]
  • Audio:
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Hyphenation: bu‧te‧o

Noun edit

buteo (accusative singular buteon, plural buteoj, accusative plural buteojn)

  1. buzzard

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Probably imitative of a buzzard or hawk's cry.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

būteō m (genitive būteōnis); third declension

  1. A sort of hawk or falcon

Declension edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būteō būteōnēs
Genitive būteōnis būteōnum
Dative būteōnī būteōnibus
Accusative būteōnem būteōnēs
Ablative būteōne būteōnibus
Vocative būteō būteōnēs

Descendants edit

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References edit

  • buteo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • buteo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • buteo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • buteo”, in William Smith, editor (1848), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray