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Definition of Eagle hawk
Eagle hawkEagle Ea"gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob.
named from its color, fr. aquilus dark-colored, brown; cf.
Lith. aklas blind. Cf. Aquiline.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family,
esp. of the genera Aquila and Hali[ae]etus. The eagle
is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure,
keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most
noted species are the golden eagle (Aquila
chrysa["e]tus); the imperial eagle of Europe (A.
mogilnik or imperialis); the American bald eagle
(Hali[ae]etus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle
(H. albicilla); and the great harpy eagle (Thrasaetus
harpyia). The figure of the eagle, as the king of birds,
is commonly used as an heraldic emblem, and also for
standards and emblematic devices. See Bald eagle,
Harpy, and Golden eagle.
2. A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten
3. (Astron.) A northern constellation, containing Altair, a
star of the first magnitude. See Aquila.
4. The figure of an eagle borne as an emblem on the standard
of the ancient Romans, or so used upon the seal or
standard of any people.
Though the Roman eagle shadow thee. --Tennyson.
Note: Some modern nations, as the United States, and France
under the Bonapartes, have adopted the eagle as their
national emblem. Russia, Austria, and Prussia have for
an emblem a double-headed eagle.
Bald eagle. See Bald eagle.
Bold eagle. See under Bold.
Double eagle, a gold coin of the United States worth twenty
Eagle hawk (Zo["o]l.), a large, crested, South American
hawk of the genus Morphnus.
Eagle owl (Zo["o]l.), any large owl of the genus Bubo,
and allied genera; as the American great horned owl (Bubo
Virginianus), and the allied European species (B.
maximus). See Horned owl.
Eagle ray (Zo["o]l.), any large species of ray of the genus
Myliobatis (esp. M. aquila).
Eagle vulture (Zo["o]l.), a large West African bid
(Gypohierax Angolensis), intermediate, in several
respects, between the eagles and vultures.
Meaning of Eagle hawk from wikipedia
, N. alboniger Javan hawk
, N. bartelsi
(Northern) Philippine hawk
, N. philippensis
(Southern Philippine hawk
- The ornate hawk
(Spizaetus ornatus) is a fairly large
bird of prey from the tropical
Americas. Formerly, some authorities referred
to this species...
- The changeable hawk
or crested hawk
(Nisaetus cirrhatus) is a large
bird of prey species
of the family
Accipitridae. More informal
America. In Brazil, the harpy eagle
is also known
(in Portuguese: gavião-real). The harpy eagle
was first described
- The crowned eagle
, also known
as the African crowned eagle
or the crowned hawk
(Stephanoaetus coronatus) is a large
bird of prey found
as well as kites, harriers
. Some authors
for any small
to medium Accipitrid
that is not an eagle
- The mountain hawk
or, alternately, Hodgson's hawk
(Nisaetus nipalensis) is a large
bird of prey native
to Asia. The latter
name is in reference...
- African hawk
(Aquila spilogaster) is a large
bird of prey. Like all eagles
, it belongs
to the family
Accipitridae. The African hawk
- The Eagle
and the Hawk
to: The Eagle
and the Hawk
(1933 film), a war film starring Fredric March
and Cary Grant
and the Hawk
- The Philippine hawk
or north Philippine hawk
(Nisaetus philippensis), earlier treated under
Spizaetus, is a species
of bird of prey in the...
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