accipitrine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æk.ˈsɪp.ə.tɹaɪn/, /æk.ˈsɪp.ə.tɹɪn/

NounEdit

accipitrine (plural accipitrines)

  1. A hawk or a hawk like bird.

AdjectiveEdit

accipitrine (comparative more accipitrine, superlative most accipitrine)

  1. (zoology, ornithology) Like or belonging to the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 00:45