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Saturday Word: Aquiline

aq·ui·line [ak-wuh-lahyn, -lin]:
origin: (1600s) Latin; aquilinus, from aquila= "eagle"

noun or adjective
To curve, like an eagles beak, to resemble an eagle. Due to the status of this animal in the United States, that is generally seen as a good thing or at least pleasantly distinctive. Frequently used to describe a hooked nose, sometimes cited as being a type of exotic beauty.

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