Fal"co*net (?), n. [Dim. of falcon: cf. F. fauconneau, LL. falconeta, properly, a young falcon.]

1.

One of the smaller cannon used in the 15th century and later.

2. Zool. (a)

One of several very small Asiatic falcons of the genus Microhierax.

(b)

One of a group of Australian birds of the genus Falcunculus, resembling shrikes and titmice.

 

© Webster 1913.

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