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n. pl. bu·te·os
Any of various broad-winged, soaring hawks of the genus Buteo.
[Latin būteō, a kind of hawk or falcon.]
a type of American hawk
n., pl. -te•os.
any of various soaring hawks of the genus Buteo, of both the Old and New Worlds, having broad wings and a wide, rounded tail.
[1905–10; < New Latin; Latin būteō a kind of hawk or falcon]
bu′te•o•nine` (-ˌənaɪn, -nɪn) adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Buteo - broad-winged soaring hawks |
bird genus - a genus of birds
buteonine - any hawk of the genus Buteo
Buteo jamaicensis, redtail, red-tailed hawk - dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown tail
Buteo lagopus, roughleg, rough-legged hawk - large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers