Accipitrine



of, relating to, or belonging to the family Accipitridae, comprising the hawks, Old World vultures, kites, harriers, and eagles.
raptorial; like or related to the birds of prey.
Historical Examples

An accipitrine bird, the same as that obtained at Shair-i-Suffer.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

adjective
Also accipitral (ækˈsɪpɪtrəl). of, relating to, or resembling a hawk; rapacious
of, relating to, or belonging to the subfamily Accipitrinae, which includes the hawks

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