AskDefine | Define sparrowhawk

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Noun

  1. A variant spelling of sparrow hawk.

Extensive Definition

Sparrowhawk or variants may refer to:

Birds

Sparrowhawk (sometimes Sparrow Hawk) may refer to several species of small hawk in the genus Accipiter. These include:

Ships

  • HMS Sparrowhawk, the name of several ships belonging to the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom

Aircraft

  • Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk, a light biplane fighter aircraft, formerly carried by the United States Navy airships USS Akron and USS Macon
  • Soko J-20 Kraguj (English: Soko J-20 Sparrowhawk), Yugoslavian light ground-attack and training aircraft

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