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falconet

fal·co·net
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawl-kuh-net, fal-, faw-kuh-]
    • /ˈfɔl kəˌnɛt, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-/
    • /ˌfælk.ə.ˈnet/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-kuh-net, fal-, faw-kuh-]
    • /ˈfɔl kəˌnɛt, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-/

Definitions of falconet word

  • noun falconet any of several small Asian falcons, especially of the genus Microhierax. 1
  • noun falconet A light cannon. 1
  • noun falconet any of various small falcons, esp any of the Asiatic genus Microhierax 0
  • noun falconet a small light cannon used from the 15th to 17th centuries 0
  • noun falconet any small falcon, esp. any of various Asiatic kinds 0
  • noun falconet an obsolete type of light cannon, smaller than the falcon 0

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Origin of falconet

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55; falcon + -et

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Parts of speech for Falconet

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

falconet popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% 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.

falconet usage trend in Literature

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