from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the bill expanded and spatulate at the end.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In ornithology, having a spoon-like or spatulate bill, dilated at the end. See spoonbill.
- In ichthyology, duck-billed; shovel-nosed; having a long spatulate snout, as a sturgeon. See cuts under paddle-fish and Psephurus.
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