beak point

beak point
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  • Beak — (b[=e]k), n. [OE. bek, F. bec, fr. Celtic; cf. Gael. & Ir. bac, bacc, hook, W. bach.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny sheath, covering the jaws. The form varies much according to the food and habits of the bird …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beak — (n.) mid 13c., bird s bill, from O.Fr. bec beak, figuratively mouth, also tip or point of a nose, a lance, a ship, a shoe, from L. beccus (Cf. It. becco, Sp. pico), said by Suetonius ( De vita Caesarum 18) to be of Gaulish origin, perhaps from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • point — [n1] speck bit, count, dot, fleck, flyspeck, full stop, iota, mark, minim, mite, mote, notch, particle, period, scrap, stop, tittle, trace; concepts 79,831 point [n2] specific location locality, locus, place, position, site, situation, spot,… …   New thesaurus

  • Beak — For other uses, see Beak (disambiguation). Comparison of bird beaks, displaying different shapes adapted to different feeding methods. Not to scale. The beak, bill or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds which is used for eating… …   Wikipedia

  • beak — beaked /beekt, bee kid/, adj. beakless, adj. beaklike, adj. beaky, adj. /beek/, n. 1. the bill of a bird; neb. 2. any similar horny mouthpart in other animals, as the turtle or duckbill. 3. anything beaklike or ending in a point, as the spout of… …   Universalium

  • beak — n. [OF. bec, beak] 1. Anything projecting and ending in a point. 2. (ARTHROPODA) a. In Chelicerata, the gnathosome of acarines. b. In Crustacea, the anteroventral projection of the free margin of the carapace; not equivalent to rostrum. c. In… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 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); (British Slang) magistrate; school principal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beak — [[t]bik[/t]] n. 1) orn the bill of a bird 2) zool. any horny or stiff projecting mouthpart of an animal, fish, or insect 3) anything beaklike or ending in a point, as the spout of a pitcher 4) sts Slang. a person s nose 5) naut. navig. a… …   From formal English to slang

  • beak — I. /bik / (say beek) noun 1. the horny bill of a bird. 2. the membranous mouthparts of the platypus and protruding jaws of certain whales and dolphins. 3. Colloquial a person s nose. 4. anything beak like or ending in a point, as the lip of a… …  

  • beak — Synonyms and related words: JP, Justice, antlia, arbiter, arbitrator, beezer, bencher, bill, bow, bowsprit, bugle, cape, conk, court, critic, downspout, figurehead, forecastle, foredeck, foreland, forepeak, gargoyle, head, headland, his honor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Psittacine beak and feather disease — is a viral disease affecting all Old World and New World Parrots (Psittacini, Hookbills). The virus attacks the feather follicles and the beak and claws growing cells of the bird, causing progressive feather malformation and necrosis. In later… …   Wikipedia

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