beaked
adjective see beak

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Beaked — (b[=e]kt), a. 1. Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak shaped. Each beaked promontory. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Furnished with a process or a mouth like a beak; rostrate. [1913 Webster] {Beaked whale} (Zo[ o]l.), a cetacean of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaked — beak ► NOUN 1) a bird s horny projecting jaws; a bill. 2) a projection at the prow of an ancient warship, used in attacking enemy ships. 3) Brit. informal a magistrate or schoolmaster. DERIVATIVES beaked adjective beaky adjective. ORIGIN Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • beaked — adjective having or resembling a beak • Ant: ↑beakless • Similar to: ↑beaklike, ↑billed, ↑duckbill, ↑duck billed, ↑rostrate, ↑short beaked, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • beaked — See beak. * * * …   Universalium

  • beaked — Synonyms and related words: Roman nosed, aquiline, aquiline nosed, beak nosed, beak shaped, bill like, bill shaped, billed, clawlike, crookbilled, crooked, crooknosed, down curving, hamate, hamiform, hamulate, hooked, hooklike, parrot nosed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • beaked — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. curved, hooked, angled; see bent …   English dictionary for students

  • beaked — biːkt adj. resembling a beak; having a beak biːk v. peck, hit with little force in a picking motion n. neb; horny jaws of a bird; snout; any item that has the shape of a beak or ends in a point; hooked nose (Slang); person s nose (Slang);… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beaked — adj hooked, crooked, aquiline, pointed, sharp; hook nosed, beak nosed, Roman nosed, crook billed; beak like, beak shaped, bill shaped …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Beaked whale — Beaked Beaked (b[=e]kt), a. 1. Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak shaped. Each beaked promontory. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Furnished with a process or a mouth like a beak; rostrate. [1913 Webster] {Beaked whale} (Zo[ o]l.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaked whale — beaked′ whale′ n. mam any of several toothed whales of the family Ziphiidae, inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

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