Definition of aquiline adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈækwɪlaɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈækwɪlaɪn//
(formal) Face
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a person with an aquiline nose or aquiline features has a nose that is thin and curved, similar to the beak of an eagle See related entries: Face Word Originmid 17th cent.: from Latin aquilinus, from aquila ‘eagle’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aquiline