Definition of buteo in English:

buteo

Syllabification: bu·te·o
Pronunciation: /ˈbyo͞odēō
 
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noun (plural buteos)

Ornithology , chiefly US
A bird of prey of a group distinguished by broad wings that are used for soaring.
More example sentences
  • It's easy this time of year to forget that the skies belong to birds other than buteos, accipiters, and their ilk.
  • For example, most buteos eat primarily small mammals and most accipiters prey on birds.
  • Even better, we enjoyed long side-by-side views of the buteo next to a Northern Harrier, by far the most common raptor at Croton Point.

Origin

from Latin buteo 'buzzard, hawk'.

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