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Adjective, Noun


peregrinea. [L. peregrinus. See Pilgrim.].
     Foreign; not native; extrinsic or from without; exotic.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
Peregrine falcon (Zoöl.), 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.
     The peregrine falcon.  [1913 Webster]


peregrine, n. & adj.
--n. (in full peregrine falcon) a kind of falcon much used for hawking.
--adj. archaic imported from abroad; foreign; outlandish.

L peregrinus f. peregre abroad f. per through + ager field



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