Definitions for falconetˈfɔl kəˌnɛt, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-

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  1. falconet(Noun)

    A small or young falcon

  2. falconet(Noun)

    Any of various small, tropical Asian falcons of the genus Microhierax found in Southeast Asia.

  3. Origin: From falcon + et, diminutive of falcon

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  1. Falconet(noun)

    one of the smaller cannon used in the 15th century and later

  2. Falconet(noun)

    one of several very small Asiatic falcons of the genus Microhierax

  3. Falconet(noun)

    one of a group of Australian birds of the genus Falcunculus, resembling shrikes and titmice

  4. Origin: [Dim. of falcon: cf. F. fauconneau, LL. falconeta, properly, a young falcon.]

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