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Definition of the adjective accipitrine

What does accipitrine mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to or belonging to the genus Accipiter (or to typical hawks)

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Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

or goodbye—aloha Hawaiian island—Oahu Hawaiian peak—Mauna Kea Hawklike—accipitrine Hawk—warmonger Hawk caught and trained when an adult—haggard Hawker—pedlar, huckster Hawkeye state—Iowa Hawklike— accipitrine ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

falcon accipit- (accipitrine); falcon(falconry); raptor- (raptorial) ferret mustel ( musteline); ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

They occupy an intermediate station between the Falcons, which, together with themselves, form the Accipitrine order, and with the Goatsuckers among Passerine birds. Among the former, the commencement of a facial disc exhibited in the ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific ... (1859)

by John Ogilvie

ACCIPITRINE, a. [Supra.] Seizing; rapacious; as, the accipitrine order of fowls. ACCITE,f v. t. [L. ad and cito, to cite.] To call; to cite; to summon. ACCLAIM, v. t. [L. acclamo, ad and clamo, to cry out; W. llevain; Ir. liumham. See CLAIM, CLAMouh.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

accipitrine. ac-cel-er-a-tion'ra-shan, (,)ak-\ n (1531) 1 : the act or process of accelerating : the state of being accelerated 2 : the rate of change of velocity with respect to time; broadly : change of velocity acceleration of gravity ( ca.

Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

accipitrine. ACCES' SORY. adj. Joined to ; additional; as an accomplice. not as a principal. s. accessory. ACCIDEN'CIJ. s. A little hook containing the first rudiments of grammar.

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

suilline,viperine,vituline 09 caballine,chelonian, colubrine, columbine, crotaline , falconine, hirundine, musteline, ornithoid, viverrine, volucrine,vulturine 10 erinaceous,psittacine,serpentine 11 accipitrine,elephantine,fringilline, lacertilian 12 ...

Google previewThe Grandiloquent Dictionary - Tenth Anniversary Edition (2010)

by Christopher Bird

A fear of small things, especially bugs acathasia - The habit of sitting down accidia - A feeling of being unable to think or act due to excessive sadness accipitrine - having a nose like a hawk's beak accoucheur - A man who assists in delivering ...

Google previewThe National Standard Dictionary (1883)

A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

an accipitrine bird of the genus . vultur. VULTURINE, -yur- in, a., having the qualities of tho vulture ; rapacious. a3 an abbreviation, stands for □ west; W.N.W. for west-northwest; W.S.W. for west-southwest, &c. WABBLE ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

accident wrecking vehicles 8 accounts examiner accident wrecking vehicles crash, prang, smash accidie acedia, apathy, indifference accipitrine accipitral, rapacious acclaim acclamation, accolade, announce, applaud, applause, approval, ...

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Accipitrine Meaning

Video shows what accipitrine means. A hawk or a hawk like bird.. accipitrine pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary dictionary. accipitrine ...

Scrabble value of A1C3C3I1P3I1T1R1I1N1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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