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ac·cip·i·ter

 (ăk-sĭp′ĭ-tər)
n.
A hawk of the genus Accipiter, characterized by short wings and a long tail.

[Latin, hawk; see ōku- in Indo-European roots.]

ac·cip′i·trine′ (-trīn′, -trĭn) adj.
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accipiter

(ækˈsɪpɪtə)
n
(Animals) any hawk of the genus Accipiter, typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
[C19: New Latin, from Latin: hawk]
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ac•cip•i•ter

(ækˈsɪp ɪ tər)

n.
a hawk of the genus Accipiter, having short, rounded wings and a long tail.
[1870–75; < New Latin, Latin]
ac•cip′i•trine (-trɪn, -ˌtraɪn) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accipiter - type genus of the family AccipitridaeAccipiter - type genus of the family Accipitridae
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Accipiter gentilis, goshawk - large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry
Accipiter nisus, sparrow hawk - small hawk of Eurasia and northern Africa
Accipiter cooperii, blue darter, Cooper's hawk - bluish-grey North American hawk having a darting flight
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