accipitrine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æk.ˈsɪp.ə.tɹaɪn/, /æk.ˈsɪp.ə.tɹɪn/

Noun[edit]

accipitrine (plural accipitrines)

  1. A hawk or a hawk like bird.

Adjective[edit]

accipitrine (comparative more accipitrine, superlative most accipitrine)

  1. (zoology, ornithology) Like or belonging to the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.