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Noun: rough-legged hawk
  1. Large hawk of the northern hemisphere that feeds chiefly on small rodents and is beneficial to farmers
    - roughleg, Buteo lagopus

Derived forms: rough-legged hawks

Type of: hawk

Part of: Buteo, genus Buteo

Encyclopedia: Rough-legged hawk