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aquiline


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aquiline  \Aq"ui*line\  (?;  277),  a.  [L.  aquilinus  fr  aquila 
  eagle:  cf  F.  aquilin.  See  {Eagle}.  ] 
  1.  Belonging  to  or  like  an  eagle. 
 
  2.  Curving;  hooked;  prominent,  like  the  beak  of  an  eagle;  -- 
  applied  particularly  to  the  nose 
 
  Terribly  arched  and  aquiline  his  nose.  --Cowper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aquiline 
  adj  :  curved  down  like  an  eagle's  beak  [syn:  {hooked}] 




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