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


  • Concerns for swan in Carlisle park
    There are concerns for the welfare of a swan after a fishing hook and line was spotted caught around its beak. Read more on this news related to 'Beak'
  • Bald eagle gets grooming treatment at Moccasin Lake Nature Park
    JIM DAMASKE | Times Dr. Don Woodman, a veterinarian at Animal Hospital of Northwood in Safety Harbor, uses a tool to smooth the beak of a bald eagle named Wish, being held by Barb Walker, of Clearwater Audubon, at Moccasin Lake Nature Park in Clearwater. The eagle is one of two formerly injured and unreleasable eagles in captivity and on … Read more on this news related to 'Beak'
  • Some hummingbirds are expert fencers, using beak as sword
    Brooks Hays STORRS, Conn., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A new study carried out by scientists at the University of Connecticut offers the first evidence of hummingbird bills being used as weapons. Read more on this news related to 'Beak'

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