1. [syn: redtail, red-tailed hawk, Buteo jamaicensis]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Red-tailed \Red"-tailed`\ (-t?ld`), a.
Having a red tail.
Red-tailed hawk (Zool.), a large North American hawk
(Buteo borealis). When adult its tail is chestnut red.
Called also hen hawck, and red-tailed buzzard.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown
tail [syn: redtail, red-tailed hawk, Buteo