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Wordnet 3.0


1. curved down like an eagle's beak;
[syn: aquiline, hooked]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aquiline \Aq"ui*line\ (?; 277), a. [L. aquilinus, fr. aquila eagle: cf. F. aquilin. See Eagle. ] 1. Belonging to or like an eagle. [1913 Webster] 2. Curving; hooked; prominent, like the beak of an eagle; -- applied particularly to the nose [1913 Webster] Terribly arched and aquiline his nose. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

aquiline adj 1: curved down like an eagle's beak [syn: aquiline, hooked]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "aquiline": Roman-nosed, altricial, anserine, anserous, aquiline-nosed, avian, avicular, beak-nosed, beak-shaped, beaked, bill-like, bill-shaped, billed, birdlike, birdy, clawlike, columbine, crookbilled, crooked, crooknosed, dovelike, down-curving, goosy, hamate, hamiform, hamulate, hawklike, hooked, hooklike, nesting, nidicolous, nidificant, oscine, parrot-nosed, passerine, psittacine, rasorial, rhamphoid, rostrate, rostriform, unciform, uncinate, unguiform