Part of speech: adjective

Of or like an eagle or an eagle's beak; curving; hooked.

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Usage examples "aquiline":

  1. The man's face had impressed him; the high cheek bones, the aquiline nose, the clearness of the eye and complexion- these had not expressed dull folly. - "A Dozen Ways Of Love", Lily Dougall.
  2. Frankenberg writes of him: " His bodily appearance was somewhat mean; he was small of stature, had a low forehead but prominent temples, a rather aquiline nose, a scanty beard, grey eyes, sparkling into heavenly blue, a feeble but genial voice. - "Dialogues on the Supersensual Life", Jacob Behmen.
  3. His features were aquiline and regular; and the deep olive of his complexion seemed pale and clear when contrasted by the rich jet of the moustache and pointed beard. - "Calderon The Courtier A Tale", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.