Origin of falconetdiminutive of falconZool. any small falcon, esp. any of various Asian kinds
Origin of falconetIt falconetto < OIt falcone, falcon: see sense falcon an obsolete type of light cannon, smaller than the falcon
- A small or young falcon.
- Any of several small falcons, especially any of several species of the genus Microhierax native to tropical Asia.
falcon + -et