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saker (ˈseɪkə Pronunciation for saker



  1. a large falcon, Falco cherrug, of E Europe and central Asia: used in falconry

Word Origin

C14 sagre, from Old French sacre, from Arabic saqr

Example Sentences Including 'saker'

He owns four birds, his best hunter being Morgan, a saker falcon, but he is just as proud of Morwenna, Guinevere and Galahad.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)


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