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  Definition of hawk
  1. diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
  2. a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar
  3. an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
  4. clear mucus or food from one''s throat; "he cleared his throat before he started to speak"
  5. hunt with hawks; "the Arabs like to hawk in the desert"
  6. sell or offer for sale from place to place
Similar Words: mortarboard, war hawk, clear the throat, peddle, monger, huckster, vend, pitch

 

Hyponyms: eyas, tiercel, tercel, tercelet, goshawk, Accipiter gentilis, sparrow hawk, Accipiter nisus, Cooper's hawk, blue darter, Accipiter cooperii, chicken hawk, hen hawk, buteonine, redtail, red-tailed hawk, Buteo jamaicensis, rough-legged hawk, roughleg, Buteo lagopus, red-shouldered hawk, Buteo lineatus, buzzard, Buteo buteo, honey buzzard, Pernis apivorus, kite, harrier, harrier eagle, short-toed eagle, falcon, osprey, fish hawk, fish eagle, sea eagle, Pandion haliaetus

 

Member Meronyms: Accipitridae, family Accipitridae

 

Derivational Morphology: falconer, hawker, pitch, sales talk, sales pitch, vending, peddling, hawking, vendition, seller, marketer, vender, vendor, trafficker, peddler, pedlar, packman, pitchman, huckster, cheap-jack, trader, bargainer, dealer, monger, pusher, drug peddler, drug dealer, drug trafficker

 

Language Translations:
Croatian: jastreb   Dutch: havik  
Finnish: haukka   French: faucon  
German: Habicht   Hungarian: héja  
Icelandic: haukur   Italian: falco  
Japanese:   Polish: jastrząb  
Portuguese: gavião   Russian: ястреб  
Slovene: jastreb   Spanish: halcón  
Swedish: hök  
 
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