Bird of prey Crossword Clue

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Bird of prey crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on October 30 2023 in the popular New York Times Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Bird of prey has a total of 4 letters.

99%HAWKBird of preyNew York Times
20%AERIEBird of prey's nestUniversal
20%TALONBird of prey's clawUSA Today
20%OWLGreat horned bird of preyUSA Today
20%EAGLENEBULAStar cluster that resembles a bird of preyLA Times
20%EAGLETYoung bird of preyUSA Today


One of numerous species and genera of rapacious birds of the family Falconidae. They differ from the true falcons in lacking the prominent tooth and notch of the bill, and in having shorter and less pointed wings. Many are of large size and grade into the eagles. Some, as the goshawk, were formerly trained like falcons. In a more general sense the word is not infrequently applied, also, to true falcons, as the sparrow hawk, pigeon hawk, duck hawk, and prairie hawk.
To catch, or attempt to catch, birds by means of hawks trained for the purpose, and let loose on the prey; to practice falconry.
To make an attack while on the wing; to soar and strike like a hawk; -- generally with at; as, to hawk at flies.
To clear the throat with an audible sound by forcing an expiratory current of air through the narrow passage between the depressed soft palate and the root of the tongue, thus aiding in the removal of foreign substances.
To raise by hawking, as phlegm.
An effort to force up phlegm from the throat, accompanied with noise.
To offer for sale by outcry in the street; to carry (merchandise) about from place to place for sale; to peddle; as, to hawk goods or pamphlets.
A small board, with a handle on the under side, to hold mortar.

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