"curved like an eagle's beak," 1640s, originally in English in reference to long, hooked noses, from Latin aquilinus "of or like an eagle," from aquila "eagle," of uncertain origin, usually explained as "the dark bird;" compare aquilus "blackish, of the color of darkness."
1. He had a thin aquiline nose and deep-set brown eyes.
2. Heyward's aquiline, austere face showed concentration; behind rimless glasses his grey eyes were cool.
3. The man has a strong and aquiline nose.
4. The profile of the old warrior was characterized by a strong jaw and an aquiline nose.
5. The theology was complicated, despite the jut - jawed charm and aquiline intensity with which it was expressed.