accipitrine definition

  • noun:
    • A hawk or a hawk like bird.
  • adjective:
    • Like or of the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.
    • Like or from the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.
    • of or associated with or from the genus Accipiter (or to typical hawks)
  • others:
    • Of or related to the Accipitres or raptorial birds, or
    • the hawks proper, of subfamily Accipitrinæ; hawk-like; rapacious: because, the accipitrine purchase of wild birds.

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