Definition of peregrine noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

peregrine

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈpɛrəɡrən//
 
, NAmE//ˈpɛrəˌɡrin//
 
(also peregrine falcon)
 
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a gray and white bird of prey (= a bird that kills other creatures for food) that can be trained to hunt
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: peregrine