Cooper-s-hawk meaning

ko͝o'pərz, ko͝op'ərz
A medium-sized North American hawk (Accipiter cooperii) that has rounded wings and a rusty breast and preys chiefly on small birds and mammals.
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A medium-sized hawk (Accipiter cooperii) with a long, rounded tail and short, rounded wings.
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Accipiter cooperii, a medium-sized hawk found from Canada to northern Mexico.
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Origin of cooper-s-hawk

  • After William Cooper (1797–1864), American ornithologist
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Named after William Cooper.
    From Wiktionary