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fal·con·et

 (făl′kə-nĕt′, fôl′-, fô′kə-)
n.
1. A small or young falcon.
2. Any of several small falcons, especially any of several species of the genus Microhierax native to tropical Asia.

falconet

(ˈfɔːlkəˌnɛt; ˈfɔːkə-)
n
1. (Animals) any of various small falcons, esp any of the Asiatic genus Microhierax
2. (Military) a small light cannon used from the 15th to 17th centuries

fal•co•net

(ˈfɔl kəˌnɛt, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-)

n.
any of several small Asian falcons, esp. of the genus Microhierax.
[1850–55]
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Griffiths (1999) dividiu Falconidae em duas subfamilias, a mais basal, Herpetotherinae, que inclui Micrastur e Herpetotheres, e Falconini, composta pelas tribos Falconini (Falco, Microhierax, Polierax e Spiziapteryx) e Caracarini (Phalcoboenus, Milvago, Daptrius, Ibycter e Caracara).