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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin falcō, falcōnem, probably of Germanic origin. Doublet of falcón.

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NounEdit

halcón m (plural halcones)

  1. falcon (diurnal bird of prey in Falconidae and especially in Falco)
  2. (slang, Mexico) hired thug (employed to keep watch by drug dealers on the street)
  3. (politics) hawk, hardliner (firm, uncompromising advocate of aggressive political positions)

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