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Definition of Peregrine

Peregrine
Peregrine Per"e*grine, a. [L. peregrinus. See Pilgrim.] Foreign; not native; extrinsic or from without; exotic. [Spelt also pelegrine.] ``Peregrine and preternatural heat.' --Bacon. Peregrine falcon (Zo["o]l.), a courageous and swift falcon (Falco peregrinus), remarkable for its wide distribution over all the continents. The adult plumage is dark bluish ash on the back, nearly black on the head and cheeks, white beneath, barred with black below the throat. Called also peregrine hawk, duck hawk, game hawk, and great-footed hawk.
Peregrine
Peregrine Per"e*grine, n. The peregrine falcon.

Meaning of Peregrine from wikipedia

- The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey...
- Peregrine, Latin Peregrinus, is a name originally meaning "one from abroad", that is, a foreigner, traveller, or pilgrim. It may refer to: Peregrine falcon...
- Saint Peregrine Laziosi (Pellegrino Latiosi) (c. 1260 – 1 May 1345) is an Italian saint of the Servite Order (Friar Order Servants of Mary). He is the...
- Peregrine Systems, Inc. was an enterprise software company, founded in 1981, that sold enterprise ****et management, change management, and ITIL-based...
- The Gulfstream Aerospace Peregrine was prototype a single-engine business jet aircraft developed in the United States by Gulfstream Aerospace in the early...
- The Peregrine Corporation is a South Australian family-owned company which operates the On The Run brand of service stations and convenience stores in...
- Peregrine White (c. November 20, 1620 – July 20, 1704) was the first baby boy born on the Pilgrim ship the Mayflower in the harbour of M****achusetts,...
- Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a contemporary fantasy debut novel by American author Ransom Riggs. The story is told through a combination...
- Sir Peregrine Gerard Worsthorne (born 22 December 1923) is a British journalist, writer and broadcaster. He was educated at Stowe School, Peterhouse,...
- Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a 2016 fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jane Goldman, based on the 2011 novel of the...
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