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- noun zoology Any member of the
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That makes it one of the most basal members of the whole of the accipitrid radiation.
Archive 2006-05-01 Darren Naish 2006
He or she might say accipitrid to indicate membership in the family Accipitridae, but accipitrine in this context would refer only to one of the accipitrid subfamilies -- the Accipitrinae (the "true" hawks and eagles).
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