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This page is to serve as a glossary for the terms used in Fleeters.


AEdit

AllopreeningEdit

When one raptor preens the feathers of another, usually its mate.[1] Used as a form of affections to one another. Raptors call it "mutual preening".

ApprenticeEdit

A raptor or owl that is going through training, similar to the Clan cat's word for apprentice. All apprentice names end in -wing.

ArchaeopteryxEdit

A legendary creature to the raptors, said to be the link between reptiles and birds.

Avis magicaEdit

Latin for "magical bird". A hookbeak's term for a nightjar, frogmouth, potoo, oilbird or owlet-nightjar, because of their strange and magical, 'voodoo-like' appearances.

BEdit

Bird of preyEdit

A nofeather's term for all hooked-beaked birds with talons and sharp eyesight. Includes vultures, falcons, kites, eagles, hawks, caracaras, secretarybirds, ospreys and owls.

CEdit

ChickEdit

A raptor that is too young to be an apprentice, or a raptor that hasn't fledged yet. All chick names end in -chick.

DEdit

DamEdit

A mother hawk, used moreso than the word mother.

EEdit

EagletEdit

A eagle chick.

FEdit

FalconetEdit

  • A) A falcon chick.
  • B) A very small falcon found in Southeast Asia (genus Microhierax or South America (Spot-winged Falconet).

GEdit

GrusEdit

A hookbeak's version of their god. He is depicted as a large crane.


HEdit

HawklingEdit

A hawk chick.

HuenonEdit

Also wheknown in hookbeak.

A female raptor. A portmanteau of the English word hen and the French word guenon (female). Pronounced WEH-nohn, although raptors spell it as wheknown.

HookbeakEdit

A raptor or owl's term for birds of prey, but also shrikes and parrots.

KEdit

KiteletEdit

A kite chick.

LEdit

LeaderEdit

A leader of a group of raptors in a certain territory. All leader names end in -ipteryx or -pteryx (a reference to Archaeopteryx).

MEdit

MorphsEdit

Recognisable different forms of a species, usually colour related, as in "dark" or "light" morphs.[1] Raptors call them "colour forms".

MuteEdit

A hookbeak's feces.

NEdit

NofeatherEdit

A human, called nofeather for a reason!

REdit

RaptorsEdit

Any of the diurnal birds of prey, general excluding owls.

Raptor CodeEdit

A set of laws governing all species of raptors, including owls.

SEdit

ScavengerEdit

A bird that eats carrion, offal and other decaying material.[1]

SireEdit

A father hawk, used moreso than the word father.

"Son of a goose!"Edit

A curse word, similar to a nofeather's term that has similar meaning. Geese are generally considered stupid by raptors.

TEdit

ThundermakerEdit

A hookbeak's term for guns.

WEdit

WarriorEdit

A raptor or owl that is able to fight, and has gone through apprentice training. Similar to the Clan cat's word for warrior. All warriors names end in a variety of words, including -face, -wing, -beak, -feather, etc.

“What on Grus' green earth?”Edit

Similar to “What in God's name?” Or “What the heck?”

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Clark, William S.; Brian K. Wheeler (2011). Hawks of North America, 2nd Edition. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. p. 12. ISBN 0395670675. 

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