adjective aq·ui·line \ˈa-kwə-ˌlīn, -lən\

: curving like an eagle's beak

: like an eagle

Full Definition of AQUILINE

:  curving like an eagle's beak <an aquiline nose>
:  of, relating to, or resembling an eagle
aq·ui·lin·i·ty \ˌa-kwə-ˈli-nə-tē\ noun

Origin of AQUILINE

Latin aquilinus, from aquila eagle
First Known Use: 1646

Other Birds Terms

aerie, bunting, clutch, covey, hackle, ratite, rictus, ruff, skein, zygodactyl


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