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Noun: hawkbill  'hok,bil
  1. Pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell
    - hawksbill turtle, hawksbill, tortoiseshell turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata

Derived forms: hawkbills

Type of: marine turtle, sea turtle

Part of: Eretmochelys, genus Eretmochelys

Encyclopedia: Hawkbill