from The Century Dictionary.
- In general, having a decurved bill, as a curlew or creeper.
- Specifically, having a crooked, cruciate bill, as the crossbills; metagnathous. See cut under
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Having a crooked beak, as the crossbill.
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- adjective zoology Having a
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