Monday, 14 October 2013

Entry: rictal (adj.)

In context: "Her smile was rictal and showed confused teeth."

Definition:   Of or relating to the opening or gape of an animal's mouth or bill; spec. designating the bristle-like feathers that flank the bill in many insectivorous birds.

Other: Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving, all!

SNOOT score:  1
Page: 674

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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