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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a short beak.

Usage examples (21)
  • Tachyglossus aculeatus – short-beaked echidna, or spiny anteater, wandering along the edge of the Jordan River, Midlands, Tasmania.
  • She drew in the aromas, holding a flower with both hands and burrowing her nose deep into the center, like a short-beaked hummingbird.
  • Important marine mammals are short-beaked saddleback dolphin (Delphinus delphis) and a subspecies of Cuvier's beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris indicus).
  • Last June, a "superpod" of more than 400 short-beaked common dolphin was recorded in the for more
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