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Definition of Beaked
BeakedBeaked Beaked, a.
1. Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak-shaped. ``Each
beaked promontory.' --Milton.
2. (Biol.) Furnished with a process or a mouth like a beak;
Beaked whale (Zo["o]l.), a cetacean of the genus
Hyperoodon; the bottlehead whale. BeakBeak Beak (b[=e]k), n. [OE. bek, F. bec, fr. Celtic; cf. Gael.
& Ir. bac, bacc, hook, W. bach.]
(a) The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny
sheath, covering the jaws. The form varied much
according to the food and habits of the bird, and is
largely used in the classification of birds.
(b) A similar bill in other animals, as the turtles.
(c) The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects, and
other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera.
(d) The upper or projecting part of the shell, near the
hinge of a bivalve.
(e) The prolongation of certain univalve shells containing
2. Anything projecting or ending in a point, like a beak, as
a promontory of land. --Carew.
3. (Antiq.) A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal
head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient
galley, in order to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a
4. (Naut.) That part of a ship, before the forecastle, which
is fastened to the stem, and supported by the main knee.
5. (Arch.) A continuous slight projection ending in an arris
or narrow fillet; that part of a drip from which the water
is thrown off.
6. (Bot.) Any process somewhat like the beak of a bird,
terminating the fruit or other parts of a plant.
7. (Far.) A toe clip. See Clip, n. (Far.).
8. A magistrate or policeman. [Slang, Eng.]
Meaning of Beaked from wikipedia
, bill, or rostrum
is an external anatomical structure found mostly
in birds, but also in turtles, non-avian dinosaurs
and a few mammals. A beak
- four of the 24 species
well-known. Baird's beaked whales
and Cuvier's beaked whales
exploitation, off the coast...
- the short-beaked common dolphin
and the long-beaked common
dolphin. However, recent evidence
that many po****tions of long-beaked common
- Harvey Beaks
is an American animated television series created
by C. H. Greenblatt
for Nickelodeon. The series aired
28, 2015, until
- monotremes, the short-beaked echidna
lays eggs; the monotremes
are the only living group
to do so. The short-beaked echidna
- The Cuvier's beaked
whale, or ziphius
(Ziphius cavirostris) is the most widely distributed
of all beaked whales
in the family
- Cuvier's beaked whales
(Ziphius cavirostrus). Individuals
of this species strand
frequently, but m**** strandings
are rare. Cuvier's beaked whales
- has 40,000 electroreceptors
on its bill, the long-beaked echidna
has only 2,000. The short-beaked
echidna, which lives
in a drier
environment, has no...
white-sided dolphin, although
is commonly found further
north. The white-beaked dolphin
is also typically
larger, and does not...
- The eastern
(Zaglossus bartoni), also known
as Barton's long-beaked
echidna, is one of three species
from the genus Zaglossus
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