Meaning of harrier

har•ri•er

Pronunciation: (har'ē-ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who or thing that harries.
  2. any of several short-winged hawks of the genus Circus that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on reptiles and small birds and mammals.
  3. (cap.)a one- or two-seat British-American fighter, both an attack and a reconnaissance aircraft, featuring a turbofan engine with a directable thrust that enables it to land and take off vertically.

har•ri•er

Pronunciation: (har'ē-ur), [key]
— n.
  1. one of a breed of medium-sized hounds, used, usually in packs, in hunting.
  2. a cross-country runner.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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