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Definition of the adjective accipitrine
What does accipitrine mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of or relating to or belonging to the genus Accipiter (or to typical hawks)
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
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Crossword 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 ...
Word 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); ...
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 ...
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.
Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster
accipitrine. ac-cel-er-a-tion Xik-.se-la-'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.
The 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.
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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 ...
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 ...
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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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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