[kes-truh l] /ˈkɛs trəl/
a common small falcon, Falco tinnunculus, of northern parts of the Eastern Hemisphere, notable for hovering in the air with its head to the wind.
any of several related small falcons, as the American kestrel, F. sparverius.
any of several small falcons, esp the European Falco tinnunculus, that tend to hover against the wind and feed on small mammals on the ground
kind of falcon, c.1600, earlier castrell (15c.), probably from Middle French cresserelle, which apparently is related to crecerelle “rattle,” from Latin crepitacillium “small rattle,” diminutive of crepitaculum “noisy bell, rattle,” from crepitare “to crackle, rattle;” possibly from the old belief that their noise frightened away other hawks.
/ˈkɛzɪk/ noun 1. a market town in NW England, in Cumbria in the Lake District: tourist centre. Pop: 4984 (2001)
[ket] /kɛt/ noun, plural Kets (especially collectively) Ket for 1. 1. a member of an indigenous people of central Siberia, living in widely dispersed communities on tributaries of the Yenisei River, between 60° and 67° N latitude. 2. the Yeniseian language of the Ket, related only to several now extinct languages of the upper Yenisei. […]
[kee-tuh] /ˈki tə/ noun 1. .
keratoleukoma ker·a·to·leu·ko·ma (kěr’ə-tō-lōō-kō’mə) n. A white corneal opacity.