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|Noun||1.||family Falconidae - a family of birds of the order Falconiformes|
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Falconiformes, order Falconiformes - chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures
falcon - diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
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