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Gender Masculine
Scripts شاهین(Persian) شاهين(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. sha-HEEN(Arabic)

Meaning & History

Means "falcon" in Persian, referring more specifically to the Barbary falcon (species Falco pelegrinoides). The bird's name is a derivative of Persian شاه (shah) meaning "king".