buteo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name Buteo, from Latin būteō.

Noun[edit]

buteo (plural buteos)

  1. Any of the broad-winged soaring raptors of the genus Buteo.
    • 1988, February 5, “Jerry Sullivan”, in Field & Street[1]:
      In flight, it has the broad-winged, wide-tailed look of the buteos, the soaring hawks that are built like small eagles.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably imitative of a buzzard or hawk's cry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būteō m (genitive būteōnis); third declension

  1. A sort of hawk or falcon

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative būteō būteōnēs
genitive būteōnis būteōnum
dative būteōnī būteōnibus
accusative būteōnem būteōnēs
ablative būteōne būteōnibus
vocative būteō būteōnēs

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References[edit]

  • buteo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “buteo”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • buteo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • buteo in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray