Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In ornithology, hook-billed; having the end of the upper mandible decurved over and beyond that of the lower one, as a bird of prey, parrot, petrel, or gull.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Hook-billed; having the upper mandible longer than the lower.

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  • adjective zoology hook-billed; having the upper mandible longer than the lower one

Etymologies

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epi- + -gnathous

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