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Definition of the noun accipiter
What does accipiter mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- accipiter: accipiters
- Accipiter: -
- type genus of the family Accipitridae
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Accipiter: genus Accipiter
- more generic term: bird genus = a genus of birds
- member of: Accipitridae / family Accipitridae = hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers
Alternative definition of the noun accipiter
- [surgery] A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.
Phrases with Accipiter
Phrases starting with the word Accipiter:
- Accipiter nanus
- accipiter nisus
- Accipiter badius
- Accipiter bicolor
- Accipiter butleri
- Accipiter gularis
- Accipiter henstii
- Accipiter tachiro
- Accipiter brevipes
- Accipiter collaris
- accipiter cooperii
- accipiter gentilis
- Accipiter imitator
- Accipiter minullus
- Accipiter princeps
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Accipiter
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by Susan J. Wernert, Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest Association
An accipiter is a hawk with rounded wings and a long tail; a buteo, a hawk with broad wings and a short tail. The wings of an eagle agle are very long and broad; those of an osprey are narrow and bent back at the wrist. A harrier (Marsh Hawk) ...
by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha
Accipiter is a cosmopolitan genus, and in addition to the one montane species there are a further six to eight species (depending on taxonomy) in lowland forest and savanna in Africa. A. rufiventris may have originated from immigration of A.
by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Sir Arthur Everett Shipley
Accipiter is a genus of some thirty species, which rival Goshawks in spirit and daring ; they inhabit nearly the whole world, but hardly extend to Polynesia. The flight is quick and vigorous, with rapid turns ; the prey being captured with a dash as ...
Better Birding (2015)
Tips, Tools, and Concepts for the Field by George L. Armistead, Brian L. Sullivan
The genus Accipiter is the largest within the family, containing about fifty species worldwide,1 with representatives on all continents except Antarctica, most of which are named “goshawks” or “sparrowhawks” (the latter not to be confused with ...
Notes of a Bookworm (1828)
Or, Selections from the Portfolio of a Literary Gentleman by A literary gentleman
Ulutatus accipiter is a mewed hawk, ...
A new cyclopaedia, comprehending a complete series of essays, treatises, and systems, alphabetically arranged; with a general dictionary of arts, sciences and words ... illustrated with engravings, those on history being from original drawings by Edwards and others ... by John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Newton Bosworth
Accipiter means also a bandage for the nose, from the tightness of its grasp, or iu hawk's-claw shape. ACCIPITRANA. SeeTIiERACiuM, and Sisymbrium. ACCIPITRES. The first order of the Linnean class. Birds: the ordinal character being, bill ...
Mutatus accipiter is a mewed hawk, and hence the mews ...
The Encyclopedia of Falconry (2000)
by Adrian Walker
143010• ACCIPITER (Latin = bird of prey.) The genus which contains (among others) the short-winged hawks of traditional falconry. Typically, they inhabit forests and woodland. There are some 50 species world-wide13, from thrush- sized ...
Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)
Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb
The two species principally known are the — Accipiter palumbarius, or Goss- hawk, so called because it takes doves. It is the >>V£ Q<w<re<p»o< of Aristotle ; the Accipiter palumbarius of Aldrovandus ; and the Falco palumbarius of Linnxus.
Universal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)
The two species principally known are e—Accipiter palumliarius, or Goss-hawk, so called because it takes doves. It is the lipai ¢amro¢6m of Aristotle; the Accipiter palumbarius of Aldrovandus; and the False palumbnrius of Linnaeus— Accipiter ...
Lexicon Graecum (1539)
14εξακοι, o accipiter, miluu... αέ τέ Α ϊτώh βάρμ. ίνα ήμα.facroimperio,magjiratύ, . 4μετεgor. ΙσραήίωJacro imperiofitngor/acro4. nagjtratu o prafcέίura. Genii. Α. Βud. com. ΙεράθJacrafacere. ίερατέα.α.λ.σ Ιεράtaoν.ε.δ.σ ίεράτομα,ατοι. ". /acerdotium ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2003)
by Michael Allaby
Accipiter (sparrowhawks, goshawks) SeeAccipitridae. Accipitridae (hawks, eagles, buzzards, kites, Old World vultures; class *Aves, order *Falconiformes) The largest family of birds of prey, containing many cosmopolitan genera, especially ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
ACCIPITER, in ichthyology, a name given by Gellius, and some authors, to the fish called by others the mil-vus and lucerna. It is a species of the trigla, and is distinguished by Artedi, by the name of the trigla, with the head a little accule- ated, ...
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- Sagebrush Accipiter
Cooper's hawk (Accipiter cooperii) in the Oregon high desert.
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Video shows what accipiter means. Any hawk of the genus Accipiter.. A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.. accipiter pronunciation.
Quotes about Accipiter
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3I1P3I1T1E1R1
The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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