AskDefine | Define harrier

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1 a persistent attacker; "the harassers were not members of the regular army" [syn: harasser]
2 a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits
3 hawks that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on small terrestrial animals

User Contributed Dictionary




harrier (plural harriers)
  1. Any of several birds of prey of the subfamily Circinae which fly low over meadows and marshes and hunt small mammals or birds.
  2. A runner, specifically, a cross country runner.


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Harrier can mean:
harrier in German: Harrier
harrier in French: Harrier
harrier in Japanese: ハリアー
harrier in Norwegian: Harrier
harrier in Polish: Harrier
harrier in Portuguese: Harrier
harrier in Russian: Харриер
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