Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Accipitres or birds of prey; having the character of a bird of prey; hawk-like.
- adj. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a falcon or hawk; hawklike - Lowell
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a falcon or hawk; hawklike.
“The accipitral birds are the eagles, the vultures, the falcons, the owls -- all those birds that bite and tear unhappy mammals as well as birds of more peaceful habits than themselves.”
“a bird, and lifted his accipitral profile with a predatory alertness.”
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