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hawkbill


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hawkbill  \Hawk"bill`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  sea  turtle  ({Eretmochelys  imbricata}),  which  yields  the 
  best  quality  of  tortoise  shell;  --  called  also  {caret}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hawkbill 
  n  :  pugnacious  tropical  sea  turtle  with  a  hawk-like  beak;  source 
  of  food  and  the  best  tortoiseshell  [syn:  {hawksbill 
  turtle},  {hawksbill},  {tortoiseshell  turtle},  {Eretmochelys 
  imbricata}] 




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