bateleur

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English[edit]

A bateleur.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bateleur (juggler).

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bateleur (plural bateleurs)

  1. A species of eagle, Terathopius ecaudatus, endemic to Africa and Arabia.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bastel +‎ -eur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.tlœʁ/
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Noun[edit]

bateleur m (plural bateleurs, feminine bateleuse)

  1. tumbler, juggler; acrobat
    Synonym: saltimbanque
    Coordinate term: escamoteur
  2. buffoon
  3. (ornithology) bateleur eagle

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