This page is to serve as a glossary for the terms used in Fleeters.
When one raptor preens the feathers of another, usually its mate. Used as a form of affections to one another. Raptors call it "mutual preening".
A raptor or owl that is going through training, similar to the Clan cat's word for apprentice. All apprentice names end in -wing.
A legendary creature to the raptors, said to be the link between reptiles and birds.
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.
Bird of preyEdit
A raptor that is too young to be an apprentice, or a raptor that hasn't fledged yet. All chick names end in -chick.
A mother hawk, used moreso than the word mother.
A eagle chick.
- A) A falcon chick.
- B) A very small falcon found in Southeast Asia (genus Microhierax or South America (Spot-winged Falconet).
A hookbeak's version of their god. He is depicted as a large crane.
A hawk chick.
- 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.
A raptor or owl's term for birds of prey, but also shrikes and parrots.
A kite chick.
A leader of a group of raptors in a certain territory. All leader names end in -ipteryx or -pteryx (a reference to Archaeopteryx).
Recognisable different forms of a species, usually colour related, as in "dark" or "light" morphs. Raptors call them "colour forms".
A hookbeak's feces.
A human, called nofeather for a reason!
Any of the diurnal birds of prey, general excluding owls.
A set of laws governing all species of raptors, including owls.
A bird that eats carrion, offal and other decaying material.
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.
A hookbeak's term for guns.
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?”