Other Word Forms of Goshawk
Origin of Goshawk
From Old English gōshafoc (“goose hawk”), from gōs (“goose”) and hafoc (“hawk”). Compare also Old Norse gáshaukr and Late Middle English gosling. The bird gets its name from the fact that the species are hawks that were alleged to prey on geese.
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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