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falcon-gentle

fal·con-gen·tle
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-kuh n, fal-, faw-kuh n jen-tl]
    • /ˈfɔl kən, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kən ˈdʒɛn tl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-kuh n, fal-, faw-kuh n jen-tl]
    • /ˈfɔl kən, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kən ˈdʒɛn tl/

Definitions of falcon-gentle word

  • noun falcon-gentle the female peregrine falcon. 1
  • noun falcon-gentle any female falcon. 1
  • noun falcon-gentle a female falcon, esp a female peregrine falcon 0
  • noun falcon-gentle a female falcon, esp. a female peregrine falcon 0

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Origin of falcon-gentle

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; translation of French faucon gentil; replacing Middle English gentil fauco(u)n, facon jent, etc.

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Falcon-gentle

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

falcon-gentle popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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