Beak

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Beak Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • horny projecting mouth of a bird
  • beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
  • informal terms for the nose
  • hit lightly with a picking motion

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles) ,
  • horny projecting mouth of a bird ,
  • informal terms for the nose

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Beak Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A beak, a bill, or a rostrum is the nose and mouth of a bird. The beak is used for eating, fighting, grooming and many other things.

Beaks on different types of birds can be very different in size, shape and color. Beaks are made of an upper and lower mandible. In most species, two holes are used for breathing.



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Beak Sample Sentences in News


  • Keep clam and carry on?
    A herring gull waits at the Cape Wildlife Center to have a sea clam removed from its beak. Seagulls. Some people love them; some people hate them; many don't give them a second thought. Read more on this news related to 'Beak'
  • Vandalised blackbird statue reunited with missing beak
    WHEN things go missing they are normally in the last place you look. Read more on this news related to 'Beak'
  • MURRIETA: School’s new STEM focus gets students authentically interested
    Third-grader Von Heater used scissors to simulate a sandpiper’s beak and picked up plenty of washers, which represented crustaceans, and even a few toothpicks, which substituted for worms. When he tried to pick up marbles – intended to resemble... Read more on this news related to 'Beak'

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