[ ak-sip-i-trin, -trahyn ]
/ ækˈsɪp ɪ trɪn, -ˌtraɪn /
of, relating to, or belonging to the family Accipitridae, comprising the hawks, Old World vultures, kites, harriers, and eagles.
raptorial; like or related to the birds of prey.
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Words nearby accipitrine
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Example sentences from the Web for accipitrine
An Accipitrine bird, the same as that obtained at Shair-i-Suffer.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
British Dictionary definitions for accipitrine
/ (ækˈsɪpɪˌtraɪn, -trɪn) /
Also: accipitral (ækˈsɪpɪtrəl) of, relating to, or resembling a hawk; rapacious
of, relating to, or belonging to the subfamily Accipitrinae, which includes the hawks
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