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accipiter


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accipiter  \Ac*cip"i*ter\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Accipiters}.  L. 
  {Accipitres}.  [L.,  hawk.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  genus  of  rapacious  birds;  one  of  the 
  Accipitres  or  Raptores. 
 
  2.  (Surg.)  A  bandage  applied  over  the  nose,  resembling  the 
  claw  of  a  hawk. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Accipiter 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  family  Accipitridae  [syn:  {Accipiter},  {genus 
  Accipiter}] 




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