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 (ăk′wə-līn′, -lĭn)
1. Relating to or having the characteristics of an eagle.
2. Curved or hooked like an eagle's beak: an aquiline nose.

[Latin aquilīnus, from aquila, eagle.]

aq′ui·lin′i·ty (-lĭn′ĭ-tē) n.
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the state of being aquiline
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