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buzzard +‎ -et


buzzardet (plural buzzardets)

  1. (US, obsolete) A hawk resembling the buzzard, but with longer legs, possibly Buteo platypterus.
  2. (US, obsolete) A bird of prey mentioned in New England historical accounts, probably the osprey, Pandion haliaetus.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for buzzardet in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)