Hook-nosed Hook"-nosed`, a. Having a hooked or aquiline nose. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • hook-nosed — [ huk,nouzd ] adjective with a nose that curves down at the end …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hook-nosed — adjective having an aquiline nose • Similar to: ↑nosed …   Useful english dictionary

  • hook-nosed — /ˈhʊk noʊzd/ (say hook nohzd) adjective having a hooknose …   Australian English dictionary

  • hook-nosed — adjective having a large nose that curves outwards in the middle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hook-nosed burrowers — kabliasnukės urvelinukės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Apodocreedia angl. hook nosed burrowers rus. аподокреедии ryšiai: platesnis terminas – urvelinukinės siauresnis terminas – kabliasnukė… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • hook-nosed burrower — kabliasnukė urvelinukė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Apodocreedia vanderhorsti angl. hook nosed burrower rus. аподокреедия ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kabliasnukės urvelinukės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • hook — n. & v. n. 1 a a piece of metal or other material bent back at an angle or with a round bend, for catching hold or for hanging things on. b (in full fish hook) a bent piece of wire, usu. barbed and baited, for catching fish. 2 a curved cutting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nosed — adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind (Freq. 1) • Ant: ↑noseless • Similar to: ↑hook nosed, ↑pug nosed, ↑pug nose, ↑short nosed, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hook nose — noun an aquiline nose. Derivatives hook nosed adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • Ficimia — Taxobox name = Ficimia image width = image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Serpentes familia = Colubridae subfamilia = Colubrinae genus = Ficimia genus authority = Gray, 1849 Ficimia is a …   Wikipedia

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