Examples of beak in a Sentence
the beak of a hawk
an actor with a big beak
Recent Examples of beak from the Web
House finches in Tucson, Arizona, have evolved longer, wider beaks to scarf down the sunflower seeds that pack backyard birdfeeders, and holy hawksbeard plants in Montpellier, France, make more seeds to cope with the city’s poor soil.
Using a specimen she’d brought, Dove quickly identified the heads—which had curved, pointed black beaks—as those of a particular brown-feathered woodpecker.
All three theropods had beaks but with vestigial, or functionless, tooth sockets.
The showy bird, with a streaming black tail, flaming orange beak and a mating dance exotic even by Miami standards, lives in Sub-Saharan Africa but can be easily purchased online for less than $100.
Then again, how can anyone keep a straight face while kissing someone wearing a chicken beak?
Now, Flash is a darker blue, has a more fierce-looking, falcon-like face, and features an athletic-gold beak and talon-ed feet to match the school colors.
About twice the size of the aphid, the minute pirate bugs stick their beaks into their prey and suck it dry.
In a photo by Vince Burton, a common kingfisher with a tubby belly hurls a fish into the air, waiting below with its beak open.
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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