accipitrine: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ak-sip'i-trin, -trīn"), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or belonging to the family Accipitridae, comprising the hawks, Old World vultures, kites, harriers, and eagles.
  2. raptorial; like or related to the birds of prey.
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