Accipiter

Accipiter

Origin: L, hawk.

1. (Science: ornithology) a genus of rapacious birds; one of the accipitres or raptores.

2. (Science: surgery) a bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Accipiter&oldid=19513"
First | Previous (Accidents traffic) | Next (Accipitres) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.