Har"ri*er (?), n. [From Hare, n.] Zool.

One of a small breed of hounds, used for hunting hares.

[Written also harier.]


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Har"ri*er, n. [From Harry.]


One who harries.

2. Zool.

One of several species of hawks or buzzards of the genus Circus which fly low and harry small animals or birds, -- as the European marsh harrier (Circus aerunginosus), and the hen harrier (C. cyaneus).

Harrier hawk(), one of several species of American hawks of the genus Micrastur.


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