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Definition of Peregrinus
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Falco peregrinusPeregrine Per"e*grine, a. [L. peregrinus. See Pilgrim.]
Foreign; not native; extrinsic or from without; exotic.
[Spelt also pelegrine.] ``Peregrine and preternatural
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. Falco peregrinusFalcon Fal"con, n. [OE. faucon, faucoun, OF. faucon, falcon,
?. faucon, fr. LL. falco, perh. from L. falx, falcis, a
sickle or scythe, and named from its curving talons. Cf.
(a) One of a family (Falconid[ae]) of raptorial birds,
characterized by a short, hooked beak, strong claws,
and powerful flight.
(b) Any species of the genus Falco, distinguished by
having a toothlike lobe on the upper mandible;
especially, one of this genus trained to the pursuit
of other birds, or game.
In the language of falconry, the female
peregrine (Falco peregrinus) is exclusively
called the falcon. --Yarrell.
2. (Gun.) An ancient form of cannon.
Chanting falcon. (Zo["o]l.) See under Chanting.
Meaning of Peregrinus from wikipedia
- The peregrine falcon
), also known
as the peregrine, and historically
as the duck hawk in North
America, is a widespread
bird of prey...
(born 1923), British journalist Peregrinus
(died 138 AD), Roman Catholic saint Peregrinus Proteus
(died 165 AD), a Cynic
by the constitutio
. The Latin peregrinus
"foreigner, one from abroad" is a derivation
from the adverb...
- administration inter
War, the praetor peregrinus
was frequently absent
from Rome on special
missions. The urban
pereginus, the type subspecies based
on a collection
made at Endeavour River Pseudocheirus peregrinus
convolutor, Pseudocheirus peregrinus
- The P****ing of Peregrinus
or The Death
(Gr****: Περὶ τῆς Περεγρίνου Τελευτῆς; Latin: De Morte
Peregrini) is a satire
by the Syrian
- Tonus peregrinus
, or the ninth
tone, is a reciting
tone in Gregorian
chant. As a reciting
tone the tonus peregrinus
does not fit in any of the original...
- The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) is an extinct flightless
bird that was endemic
to the island
of Mauritius, east of Madagascar
in the Indian
Ocean. The dodo's...
- of Peregrinus
(Latin: De Morte
, the bare facts
of his life can be extracted. Peregrinus
- The Shaheen Falcon
peregrinator) is a non-migratory subspecies
of the peregrine falcon found mainly
Asia. It has also been described...
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