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beak

beak

 
 
pronunciation:
bik
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the hard structures forming a bird's bill.
similar words:
bill
definition 2: an organ or structure, similar to a beak, on other creatures such as certain turtles or insects.
definition 3: any structure pointed or shaped like a beak.
the beak of a measuring cup
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derivations: beaked (adj.), beaklike (adj.), beaky (adj.)
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