saker


saker
noun Etymology: Middle English sacre, from Anglo-French, from Arabic ṣaqr Date: 15th century a grayish-brown Old World falcon (Falco cherrug) that is used in falconry

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  • Saker GT — Constructeur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saker — may refer to: * Saker Falcon ( Falco cherrug ), a species of falcon * Saker (cannon), a type of cannon * Alfred Saker (1814 – 1880), British Christian missionary to West Africa * David Saker (born 1966), Australian first class cricketer * Neil… …   Wikipedia

  • Saker — Sa ker (s[=a] k[ e]r), n. [F. sacre (cf. It. sagro, Sp. & Pg. sacre), either fr. L. sacer sacred, holy, as a translation of Gr. ie rax falcon, from iero s holy, or more probably from Ar. [,c]aqr hawk.] [Written also {sacar}, {sacre}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saker [1] — Saker, sonst eine Art Kanone, schoß 5–6 Pfund …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Saker [2] — Saker, 1) skythisches Volk in Asien, bewohnte das Land zwischen Sogdiana, Skythien u. den Indischen Gebirgen, also die j. Steppen der Kirghis Kasacken, den westlichen Theil der Wüste Kobi u. ein Stück vom nordwestlichen Tibet. Die S. waren… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Saker — Porté notamment dans l est de l Algérie, devrait correspondre au nom de personne arabe Saqr (= faucon, épervier) …   Noms de famille

  • Saker — Würgfalke Würgfalke (Falco cherrug) Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • saker — saker1 /say keuhr/, n. an Old World falcon, Falco cherrug, used in falconry. Also called saker falcon. [1350 1400; ME sagre, sacre < MF sacre Ar saqr] saker2 /say keuhr/, n. a light field gun that is smaller than a demiculverin and fires a shot… …   Universalium

  • saker — noun /ˈseɪkə/ a) A falcon () native of Southern Europe and Asia. b) A medium cannon slightly smaller than a culverin developed during the early 17th century. Syn: Saker falcon …   Wiktionary

  • Saker — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a diminutive of Sack, itself a metonymic occupational name for a maker of sacks or bags, derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century sacc , sack or bag, originally from the Late Latin… …   Surnames reference

  • saker — • grejor, redskap, tillbehör, saker, utrustning, utensilier, don, tillhörigheter …   Svensk synonymlexikon


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