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Definition of Eagles
EagleEagle 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 Eagles from wikipedia
- Australia. Eagles
are large, powerfully built birds
of prey, with heavy heads
and beaks. Even the smallest eagles
, such as the booted eagle
- Hopis' reverence
for the eagle
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that the idea came when Frey shouted
!" when they saw eagles flying
- The Philadelphia Eagles
are a professional American football
in Philadelphia. The Eagles compete
in the National Football League
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used by eagles
(Tsuga) at 20%. Increasingly, eagles
nest in man-made reservoirs stocked
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- all eagles
, it belongs
to the family
Accipitridae. These birds
are dark brown, with lighter
napes. Immature eagles
are large birds
of prey. Eagles
may also refer
(band), an American
rock band formed
in 1971 Eagles
(album), the Eagles
' debut album
to On Wings
by Ken Follett
(TV mini-series) The Wings
, 1957 movie Operation
of the Eagles
is a 2013 two-part authorized
of the American
by Alison Ellwood
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