Other Word Forms of Beak
Origin of Beak
Middle English bec, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French bec, from Latin beccus, from Gaulish *beccos (“chicken beak”, literally “small”), (compare Irish beag (“little”), Welsh bach, bychan Breton bac'h, bihan and beg (“beak”), from Proto-Celtic *bakk- (“hook”).
Middle English bek from Old French bec from Latin beccus of Celtic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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