from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A hawk gradually changing the colour of its feathers, usually in its second year.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hawk gradually changing the color of its feathers, commonly in the second year.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In falconry, a hawk gradually changing the color of its feathers, commonly in the second year.
enter- + mew + -er, where mew means moult. (Wiktionary)