falconer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French falconer, fauconer, from faucon ‎(falcon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɒl.kən.ə(ɹ)/, /ˈfɔːk.nə(ɹ)/, and similar variations
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfælkənɚ/

Noun[edit]

falconer ‎(plural falconers)

  1. A person who breeds or trains hawks or other birds of prey for taking birds or game.
  2. One who follows the sport of fowling with hawks.

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

falcon +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

falconer m ‎(oblique plural falconers, nominative singular falconers, nominative plural falconer)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) falconer (person who breeds or trains hawks)

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