—buteonine /byooh"tee oh nuyn', -nin, byooh tee"-/, adj., n./byooh"tee oh'/, n., pl. buteos.any of several buzzards or hawks of the genus Buteo.[1905-10; < NL; L buteo a kind of hawk or falcon]
* * *any of several birds of prey of the genus Buteo, variously classified as buzzards or hawks. See buzzard; hawk.
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