Definición de osprey en inglés:

osprey

Silabificación: os·prey
Pronunciación: /ˈäsprā, -prē
 
/

sustantivo (plural ospreys)

A large fish-eating bird of prey with long narrow wings and a white underside and crown, found throughout the world. Also called fish hawk.
  • Pandion haliaetus, the only member of the family Pandionidae
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But they're finding it difficult to get research support for their concerns about ospreys and sea eagles.
  • The creek also is home to ospreys and great blue herons.
  • Among the nearly 200 species found here are thicket tinamou, brown pelican, osprey, king vulture, and laughing gull.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French ospres, apparently based on Latin ossifraga (mentioned by Pliny and identified with the lammergeier), from os 'bone' + frangere 'to break', probably because of the lammergeier's habit of dropping bones from a height to break them and reach the marrow.

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