hawknose

[ hawk-nohz ]
/ ˈhɔkˌnoʊz /

noun

a nose curved like the beak of a hawk.

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Origin of hawknose

1525–35; back formation from hawk-nosed; see hawk1, nose, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM hawknose

hawk·nosed, adjective
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