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accipiter (s) (noun), accipiters (pl)
1. A hawk of the genus Accipiter: An accipiter is characterized by short wings and a long tail, such as a sparrow hawk or goshawk.
2. A bandage used for the nose of a person: Tom had an small injury on his proboscis and Dr. Thomas put an accipiter on it, which looked like the claw of a hawk!
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Terretur minimo pennae stridore columba unguibus, accipiter, saucia facta tuis. (Latin idiom)
O hawk, the dove that's been wounded by your talons is frightened by the least flutter of a feather.

A Latin idiom. The French, Italians, and Spanish have an equivalent idiom: "A scalded cat is afraid of cold water." Another similar idiom: "A burned child is afraid of a puff of smoke."