buteo definition by Webster's New World
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any of a genus (Buteo) of large, broad-winged, soaring hawks that prey on rodents
Origin: Modern Latin ; from L: see buzzard
buteo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. bu·te·os
Any of various broad-winged, soaring hawks of the genus Buteo.
Origin: Latin būteō, a kind of hawk or falcon.