Circus

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Latin circus (circle, ring), from the circling movements in flight of pairs during courtship.

Proper noun[edit]

Circus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Accipitridae — the harriers.

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References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: