Definition of accipitral in English:

accipitral

adjective

  • Resembling that of a falcon or hawk, especially in respect of sight or temperament; sharp-eyed, hawklike.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), author, biographer, and historian. From classical Latin accipitr-, accipiter accipiter + -al. Compare scientific Latin accipitralis.

Pronunciation:

accipitral

/akˈsɪpɪtr(ə)l/