hawkbill


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

hawkbill \hawk"bill`\, hawksbill \hawks"bill`\(-b[i^]l`), n.
   (Zool.)
   A sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), which yields the
   best quality of tortoise shell; -- called also caret.

   Syn: hawksbill turtle, hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtle,
        Eretmochelys imbricata.
        [1913 Webster]
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