epignathous definition

  • adjective:
    • hook-billed; having the top mandible more than the reduced one
    • Hook-billed; having the upper mandible more than the low.
    • hook-billed; getting the upper mandible more than the low one
    • Hook-billed; getting the top mandible longer than the low.
    • hook-billed; having the upper mandible more than the low one
    • Hook-billed; obtaining the upper mandible longer than the low.
    • hook-billed; having the top mandible more than the low one
    • Hook-billed; obtaining the upper mandible more than the low.
  • others:
    • In ornithology, hook-billed; obtaining the end for the top mandible decurved over and beyond that of the reduced one, as a bird of prey, parrot, petrel, or gull.
    • In ornithology, hook-billed; getting the end for the top mandible decurved over and beyond that the lower one, as a bird of victim, parrot, petrel, or gull.
    • In ornithology, hook-billed; having the end of this top mandible decurved over and beyond compared to the lower one, as a bird of prey, parrot, petrel, or gull.
    • In ornithology, hook-billed; getting the end for the top mandible decurved over and beyond that of the lower one, as a bird of victim, parrot, petrel, or gull.

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