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Noun: hen harrier  hen 'her-ee-ur [N. Amer], hen 'ha-ree-u(r) [Brit]
  1. Common harrier of North America and Europe; nests in marshes and open land
    - marsh hawk, northern harrier, Circus cyaneus

Derived forms: hen harriers

Type of: harrier

Part of: Circus, genus Circus

Encyclopedia: Hen harrier