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Noun
/bēk/,
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beaks, plural;
  1. A bird's horny projecting jaws; a bill

  2. The similar horny projecting jaw of other animals, e.g., a turtle or squid

  3. A person's nose, esp. a hooked one
    • - she can't wait to stick her beak in
  4. A projection at the prow of an ancient warship, typically shaped to resemble the head of a bird or other animal, used to pierce the hulls of enemy ships


  1. beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
  2. peck: hit lightly with a picking motion
  3. horny projecting mouth of a bird
  4. a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures
  5. informal terms for the nose
  6. (beaked) having or resembling a beak
  7. The beak, bill or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds which is used for eating and for grooming, manipulating objects, killing prey, probing for food, courtship and feeding young. ...
  8. BEAK> is a U.K. based band consisting of Geoff Barrow (of Portishead) with Billy Fuller (Fuzz Against Junk) and Matt Williams (Team Brick).
  9. Barnell Bohusk, currently known as Blackwing, formerly known as Beak, is a fictional character associated with the X-Men and its spinoff the Exiles. Beak first appeared in New X-Men #117 and was created by Grant Morrison and Ethan Van Sciver.
  10. "The Beak" is the ninety-seventh aired episode of the American animated television series Phineas and Ferb as part of the second season. It aired on Disney XD on March 8, 2010 and Disney Channel on March 12, 2010 . ...
  11. A rigid structure projecting from the front of a bird's face, used for pecking, grooming and for eating food; A similar structure forming the jaws of an octopus; The metal point fixed on the bows of a war galley, used as a ram; A justice of the peace, magistrate, headmaster or other person of ...
  12. (Beaked) When the beak and legs of a bird are of a different tincture from the body it is said to be beaked and membered of that tincture.
  13. (Beaked) Ending in a beak; often applied to fruits which end in a long point.
  14. (beaked) when the operculum is markedly or slightly contracted to form a beak [image]
  15. a, long pointed, horn like projection, often hollow beneath
  16. Bones of the upper and lower jaw covered with horny keratin. Also known as bill, and by anatomists as the rostrum.
  17. Usually seen in fruits and seeds, a tapering or slender prolonged appendage.
  18. The hard mouthpart of a birdAn animal that has wings and is covered with feathers. Birds have a backbone, are warm-blooded, produce young from eggs, and walk on their two legs. Most can fly. and some other animals. The beakThe hard mouthpart of a bird and some other animals. ...
  19. the raised part of the dorsal margin of the shell; also called the umbo
  20. A tube, usually tapered, attached to a vessel to allow the exit of its contents.
  21. The jaws of the bird; the tool that the bird uses to eat with. The type of beak that the bird has determines the type of food that is easiest to eat. The Snail Kite has a beak that is especially adapted to eat large snails. ...
  22. Colloquial expression for the protruding mouthpart structures of a sucking insect (= proboscis).
  23. Two hardened mouthparts in which birds catch and carry their food. Alternative word for a birds bill.
  24. A short to elongated, more or less cylindrical, distal seedless part of the achene in some Compositae. A beak may be erect or more or less bent. Pappus elements are often borne at distal tip of the beak (e.g., Taraxacum, Chaptalia).
  25. Another name for a bird's bill. The beak of the Purple Martin is shiny black in color and has a shape typical of those species adapted to catching flying insects (i.e., broad and flattened).