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


  • Humpback dinosaur had duck beak
    Imagine a creature the size of a London bus looking like a cross between an ostrich, a duck and a camel. Read more on this news related to 'Beak'
  • Bird Dangling from Tree on Lake Morton Rescued by Lakeland City Workers
    Lakeland city employees helped rescue a large wetland bird that was hanging by its beak from a tree after getting tangled in some fishing line. Read more on this news related to 'Beak'
  • Bird hanging by beak from fishing line rescued
    Employees from a central Florida city helped rescue a large wetland bird that was hanging by its beak from a tree after getting tangled in some fishing line. Read more on this news related to 'Beak'

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