(Ac*cip"i*tral) n. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a falcon or hawk; hawklike. Lowell.
(||Ac*cip"i*tres) n. pl. [L., hawks.] (Zoöl.) The order that includes rapacious birds. They have
a hooked bill, and sharp, strongly curved talons. There are three families, represented by the vultures,
the falcons or hawks, and the owls.
(Ac*cip"i*trine) a. [Cf. F. accipitrin.] (Zoöl.) Like or belonging to the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.
(||Ac*cis"mus) n. [NL., fr. Gr. .] (Rhet.) Affected refusal; coyness.
(Ac*cite") v. t. [L. accitus, p. p. of accire, accere, to call for; ad + ciere to move, call. See
Cite.] To cite; to summon. [Obs.]
Our heralds now accited all that were
Endamaged by the Elians.
(Ac*claim") v. t. [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry out. See Claim, Clamor.] [R.]
1. To applaud. "A glad acclaiming train." Thomson.
2. To declare by acclamations.
While the shouting crowd
Acclaims thee king of traitors.
3. To shout; as, to acclaim my joy.
(Ac*claim"), v. i. To shout applause.
(Ac*claim"), n. Acclamation. [Poetic] Milton.
(Ac*claim"er) n. One who acclaims.
(Ac`cla*ma"tion) n. [L. acclamatio: cf. F. acclamation.]
1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
On such a day, a holiday having been voted by acclamation, an ordinary walk would not satisfy the
2. (Antiq.) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
Acclamation medals are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded. Elmes.
(Ac*clam"a*to*ry) a. Pertaining to, or expressing approval by, acclamation.
(Ac*cli"ma*ta*ble) a. Capable of being acclimated.
(Ac*cli`ma*ta"tion) n. [Cf. F. acclimation. See Acclimate.] Acclimatization.
(Ac*cli"mate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Acclimated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Acclimating.] [F. acclimater; à
(l. ad) + climat climate. See Climate.] To habituate to a climate not native; to acclimatize. J. H.
(Ac*cli"mate*ment) n. Acclimation. [R.]
(Ac`cli*ma"tion) n. The process of becoming, or the state of being, acclimated, or habituated
to a new climate; acclimatization.