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Definition of gerfalcon

Gerfalcon
Gerfalcon Ger"fal`con, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Gyrfalcon.
gerfalcon
Gyrfalcon Gyr"fal`con, n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier-eagle. See Gyre, n., Falcon.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species and varieties of large Arctic falcons, esp. Falco rusticolus and the white species F. Islandicus, both of which are circumpolar. The black and the gray are varieties of the former. See Illust. of Accipiter. [Written also gerfalcon, gierfalcon, and jerfalcon.]

Meaning of gerfalcon from wikipedia

- The gyrfalcon (/ˈdʒɜːrfɔːlkən/ or /ˈdʒɜːrfælkən/) (Falco rusticolus), the largest of the falcon species, is a bird of prey. The abbreviation gyr is also...
- Gerfalcon is a fantasy novel by Leslie Barringer, the first book in his three volume Neustrian Cycle. The book was first published in 1927 by Heinemann...
- there to supply food for his gerfalcons and hawks, which he keeps there in mew. Of these there are more than 200 gerfalcons alone, without reckoning the...
- imaginative, wrap around art, and two of the first eight (She and Allan and Gerfalcon) were later reissued in this style. The Glittering Plain, William Morris...
- uninhabited island group in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada Gerfalcon (novel), a fantasy novel by Leslie Barringer This disambiguation page...
- Barringer's main body of work, the Neustrian Cycle, is a trilogy beginning with Gerfalcon; these novels were set around the fourteenth century in an alternate medieval...
- Shonqar (Bashkir: Шоңҡар, "Gerfalcon") is a Bashkir language monthly youth culture and entertainment magazine that has been published in Ufa since January...
- the Frankish kingdom). Overlapping the events of the previous novel, Gerfalcon, it follows the fortunes of roguish protagonist Joris, his paramour, Red...
- which the Emperor has procured and placed there to supply food for his gerfalcons and hawks, which he keeps there in mew. Marco Polo described it this way:...
- there to supply food for his gerfalcons and hawks, which he keeps there in mew. Of these there are more than 200 gerfalcons alone, without reckoning the...