hawkbill


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hawkbill

(ˈhɔːkˌbɪl)
n
(Animals) another name for hawksbill turtle
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Noun1.hawkbill - pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beakhawkbill - pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell
marine turtle, sea turtle - any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas
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And we traded and salved wherever a dollar promised in the way of pearl and pearl shell, copra, beche-de-mer, hawkbill turtle shell, and stranded wrecks.
GODOLPHIN earned little more than PS11,000 for a William Buick-partnered hat-trick with Kazziana, Pure Diamond and Hawkbill, but the satisfaction from winning with the first two in particular will have been considerable.
Hawkbill turtle shells and Coco de Mer, a nut endemic to the Seychelles, should also be added to the list of protected articles, he said.
The Minister from the Seychelles cited Hawkbill Turtle shell and the Coco-de-Mer, the endemic double nut of the Seychelles as articles that warranted inclusion on the list.
Topping off this package is Spyderco's Tasman Salt folder, featuring a Hawkbill blade.
The G-10 family will feature seven knives, including: #36300 Mid-Folding Hunter with Clip (101265LC SS), #36301 TrapperLock with Clip (10154LC SS), #36302 Trapper (10254 SS), #36303 Large Stockman (10375 SS), #36304 Medium Stockman (10318 SS), #36305 Hawkbill Pruner (101011 SS) and #36306 BackPocket with Lanyard (TB101546 SS).
My first submarine was USS Hawkbill (SSN 666), commissioned in 1971, which was the latest and greatest of '60s technology," said Brigham.
His previous duty stations include: USS Benjamin Franklin (SSBN 640); USS Hawkbill (SSN 666); NAVSUBTRACENPAC; USS Chicago (SSN 721); USS McKee (AS 41); USS Puffer (SSN 652); Naval Recruiting District Nashville; USS Cheyenne (SSN 773); USS Sante Fe (SSN 763).
He sold his stuffed tanagers, his lyrebird, his Quetzal; sold his six hawkbill tortoise shells, the pearl in the shape of a pig, the skull of a wistiti.