What does accipiter mean?
The definition of accipiter
Ac*cip”i*ter, n.; pl. E. Accipiters. L. Accipitres.
Etym: [L., hawk.]

1 (Zoöl.)
A genus of rapacious birds; one of the Accipitres or Raptores.
2 (Surg.)
A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.