Definition of sparrowhawk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sparrowhawk

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈspærəʊhɔːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspæroʊhɔːk//
 
Birds
 
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a small bird of prey (= a bird that kills other creatures for food) of the hawk family See related entries: Birds