Meaning of ACCIPITRINE in English


I. akˈsipə.ˌtrīn, -_trə̇n, ÷aˈs-, ÷əˈs- adjective

Etymology: French, from Latin accipitr-, accipiter + English -ine

: of or relating to the genus Accipiter or to the typical hawks

the distinctive features of the accipitrine head

— compare buteonine , cathartine

II. noun

( -s )

: accipiter 2

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