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Definition of the noun Accipitrinae
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Accipitrinae is a subfamily of Accipitriformes.
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Zoologically restricted to a bird of the sub-family Accipitrinae which includes the sparrow hawk and the goshawk, with ...
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart
Accipitrinae, -tri'né. The hawks, a £m. of raptorial birds, fam. FalcoAccolade, -kö-läd'. A ceremony used in conferring knighthood, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
Accipitrinae ( L'H. 1, ...
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)
A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
The raptorial sub-family Accipitrinae, the members of which have the tarsus about equal in length to the tibial bone. In all other members of the Falconidae the tibia is always longer than the tarsus. Long-legged Plover: Ornith. : Himantopus ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
3Family Accipitridae; treated as a subfamily ( Accipitrinae) in this sense when the osprey is included in this family. – origin mid 19th cent.
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
the hawks proper, of the subfamily Accipitrinae; hawk-like; rapacious: as, the accipitrine order of birds. accismus (ak-siz'mus), n. [NL., (Gr. asktauðr, affectation of indifference, coyness, ...
Kites ; Buteoninae, Buzzards ; Falconinae, Falcons ; Accipitrinae, Hawks. Family Strigid./e. Owls. Order II. — Insessores.
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3I1P3I1T1R1I1N1A1E1
The value of this 12-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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