harrier

Definitions of harrier
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n a persistent attacker

Synonyms:
harasser
Type of:
aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker
someone who attacks

n hawks that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on small terrestrial animals

Types:
Circus Aeruginosus, marsh harrier
Old World harrier frequenting marshy regions
Circus pygargus, Montagu's harrier
brownish European harrier
Circus cyaneus, hen harrier, marsh hawk, northern harrier
common harrier of North America and Europe; nests in marshes and open land
Type of:
hawk
diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail

n a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits

Type of:
hound, hound dog
any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears

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