accipitral

adjective
ac·​cip·​i·​tral | \ -pə‧trəl \

Definition of accipitral

: resembling that of a hawk

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First Known Use of accipitral

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for accipitral

Latin accipitr-, accipiter + English -al

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“Accipitral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accipitral. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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