What does beaked mean?

beaked meaning in General Dictionary

Having a beak or a beaklike point beak-shaped

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  • having or resembling a beak
  • Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak-shaped.
  • Furnished with a process or a mouth like a beak; rostrate.

beaked meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Having a beak or a beaklike point; beak-shaped.

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  • (a.) Furnished with an ongoing process or a mouth like a beak; rostrate.

Sentence Examples with the word beaked

Thus, although isogamy consists in typical cases of a union of naked motile gametes by a fusion which begins at the beaked ends, and results in the formation of an immotile spherical zygote surrounded by a cell-wall, in Leptosira it is noticeable that the fusion begins at the blunt end; in a species of Chlamydomonas the two gametes are each included in a cell-wall before fusion; and in many cases the zygote retains for some time its motility with the double number of cilia.

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