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Definition: Chanting falcon
Chanting \Chant"ing\ (ch[.a]nt"[i^]ng), n.
Singing, esp. as a chant is sung.
Chanting falcon (Zo["o]l.), an African falcon (Melierax canorus or musicus
). The male has the habit, remarkable
in a bird of prey, of singing to his mate, while she is
Falcon \Fal"con\, n. [OE. faucon, faucoun, OF. faucon, falcon,
?. faucon, fr. LL. falco, perh. from L. falx, falcis, a
sickle or scythe, and named from its curving talons. Cf.
(a) One of a family (Falconid[ae]) of raptorial birds,
characterized by a short, hooked beak, strong claws,
and powerful flight.
(b) Any species of the genus Falco, distinguished by
having a toothlike lobe on the upper mandible;
especially, one of this genus trained to the pursuit
of other birds, or game.
In the language of falconry, the female
peregrine (Falco peregrinus) is exclusively
called the falcon. --Yarrell.
2. (Gun.) An ancient form of cannon.
Chanting falcon. (Zo["o]l.) See under Chanting.