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aquiline

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

Simple Definition of aquiline

  • : curving like an eagle's beak

  • : like an eagle

Full Definition of aquiline

  1. 1 :  curving like an eagle's beak <an aquiline nose>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or resembling an eagle

aq·ui·lin·i·typlay \ˌa-kwə-ˈli-nə-tē\ noun

Origin of aquiline

Latin aquilinus, from aquila eagle


First Known Use: 1646


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