[ dee-beek ]
/ diˈbik /
verb (used with object) Veterinary Medicine.
to remove the upper beak from (a bird) to prevent egg eating or attacks on other birds.
Words nearby debeak
OTHER WORDS FROM debeakde·beak·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for debeaker
to remove part of the beak of poultry to reduce the risk of such habits as feather-picking or cannibalism
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