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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Type genus of a large family of carnivorous birds having comparatively rounded wings, long legs, and an unnotched bill

Usage examples (24)
  • The first accipiter nest I found was a sharp-shin's.
  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: There he goes, an accipiter (ph) flying right.
  • Response: This is an adult Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus, a medium-sized accipiter.
  • Introivit hic quis accipiter, columba exit; introivit lupus, ovis egreditur, &c. 6777. for more
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