accipitres definition

  • noun-plural:
    • The order that features rapacious birds. They usually have a hooked costs, and razor-sharp, strongly curved talons. You will find three people, represented by the vultures, the falcons or hawks, as well as the owls.
  • others:
    • Birds of victim; the accipitrine or raptorial wild birds regarded as an order, today more frequently called Raptores (which see).

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