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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of beak.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak-shaped.
- adj. Furnished with a process or a mouth like a beak; rostrate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a beak, or something resembling a beak; beak-shaped.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or resembling a beak
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The creature has been called a beaked rodent, a government experiment, and a viral marketing campaign for a Cartoon Network show.
The other American hazel, variously known as the beaked hazel, tailed hazel or horned hazel, was named _Corylus cornuta_ by Marshall
They are the species known as beaked whales - which normally live quite deep in the ocean and far offshore from Oregon's beaches.
A species of whales called beaked whales are particularly susceptible to harm from sonar, which can cause them to strand themselves onshore, Kendall said.
A species of whales called beaked whales is particularly susceptible to harm from sonar, which can cause them to strand themselves onshore.
See Mr. Pennant\ Britifh Zoology Vol. 3.p. 43. where it is called the beaked Whale, and very well defcribed; a drawing is feen in the explanatory table, n.
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His eyes are invariably shown as hazel in colour and widely set apart; his hair heavy, curled, and falling to his shoulders; his lips very full, his nose large and "beaked," and his brow, or "great head," of unusual height and breadth.
Even elusive, reclusive creatures such as beaked whales are giving up data in previously unthinkable detail.
They argue that certain species of marine mammals-such as beaked whales-are uniquely susceptible to injury from active sonar; these injuries would not necessarily be detected by the Navy, given that beaked whales are "very deep divers" that spend little time at the surface., eh?
Everyone breathes through beaked masks and chews tobacco to ward off the sickness.