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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Buteo mean? 

BUTEO (noun)
  The noun BUTEO has 1 sense:

1. broad-winged soaring hawks

  Familiarity information: BUTEO used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BUTEO (noun)

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Broad-winged soaring hawks

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Nouns denoting animals


Buteo; genus Buteo

Hypernyms ("Buteo" is a kind of...):

bird genus (a genus of birds)

Meronyms (members of "Buteo"):

buteonine (any hawk of the genus Buteo)

Buteo jamaicensis; red-tailed hawk; redtail (dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown tail)

Buteo lagopus; rough-legged hawk; roughleg (large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers)

Buteo lineatus; red-shouldered hawk (North American hawk with reddish brown shoulders)

Buteo buteo; buzzard (the common European short-winged hawk)

Holonyms ("Buteo" is a member of...):

Accipitridae; family Accipitridae (hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles)

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