a. curved or hooked like an eagle's beak
He can be recognized by his aquiline nose, curved like the beak of the eagle.
Sentence in Classic:
It was a gaunt, aquiline face which was turned towards us, with piercing dark eyes, which lurked in deep hollows under overhung and tufted brows.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Two were dark, and had high aquiline noses, like the Count, and great dark, piercing eyes that seemed to be almost red when contrasted with the pale yellow moon.