hawkbill

[ hawk-bil ]
/ ˈhɔkˌbɪl /

noun

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Origin of hawkbill

First recorded in 1775–85; hawk1 + bill2

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British Dictionary definitions for hawkbill

hawkbill
/ (ˈhɔːkˌbɪl) /

noun

another name for hawksbill turtle
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