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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: busard, from Latin buteo

buzzard

noun
     
Related topics: Birds
buz‧zard [countable]
1 British EnglishHBB a type of large hawk (=hunting bird)
2 American EnglishHBB a type of large bird that eats dead animals

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