Definition of Kestrel. Meaning of Kestrel. Synonyms of Kestrel

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Definition of Kestrel

Kestrel
Kestrel Kes"trel (k[e^]s"tr[e^]l), n. [See Castrel.] (Zo["o]l.) A small, slender European hawk (Falco alaudarius), allied to the sparrow hawk. Its color is reddish fawn, streaked and spotted with white and black. Also called windhover and stannel. The name is also applied to other allied species. Note: This word is often used in contempt, as of a mean kind of hawk. ``Kites and kestrels have a resemblance with hawks.' --Bacon.

Meaning of Kestrel from wikipedia

- kestrel (from French crécerelle, derivative from crécelle, i.e. ratchet) is given to several different members of the falcon genus, Falco. Kestrels are...
- European kestrel, Eurasian kestrel, or Old World kestrel. In Britain, where no other kestrel species occurs, it is generally just called "the kestrel". This...
- The American kestrel (Falco sparverius) is the smallest and most common falcon in North America. It has a roughly two-to-one range in size over subspecies...
- A kestrel is a type of bird. Common kestrel, the most common species Kestrel may also refer to: Kestrel (rocket engine) Kestrel, the Glasflügel 401 fibregl****...
- at up to 65 cm in length. The smallest falcons are the kestrels, of which the Seyc****es kestrel measures just 25 cm. As with hawks and owls, falcons exhibit...
- The lesser kestrel (Falco naumanni) is a small falcon. This species breeds from the Mediterranean across Afghanistan and Central Asia, to China and Mongolia...
- The Hawker P.1127 and the Hawker Siddeley Kestrel FGA.1 are the experimental and development aircraft that led to the Hawker Siddeley Harrier, the first...
- The spotted kestrel (Falco moluccensis) is also known as the Moluccan kestrel. Spread through Wallacea and Java, the spotted kestrel inhabits gr****lands...
- Kestrel is an American bicycle brand which specializes in high-end bikes for triathlons and road racing. Kestrel has been owned by Advanced Sports International...
- The Kestrel engine was an LOX/RP-1 pressure-fed rocket engine. The Kestrel engine was developed in the 2000s by SpaceX for upper stage use on the Falcon...
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