[fawl-kuh-net, fal-, faw-kuh-] /ˈfɔl kəˌnɛt, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-/

any of several small Asian , especially of the genus Microhierax.
/ˈfɔːlkəˌnɛt; ˈfɔːkə-/
any of various small falcons, esp any of the Asiatic genus Microhierax
a small light cannon used from the 15th to 17th centuries


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