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Meaning of sharp-shinned hawk

sharp'-shinned hawk'

Pronunciation: (shärp'shind"), [key]
  1. a North American hawk, Accipiter striatus, having extremely slender legs, a bluish-gray back, and a white, rusty-barred breast.
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