from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) of the Northern Hemisphere, having dark plumage with brownish-yellow feathers on the back of the head and neck.

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  • noun A large bird of prey, Aquila chrysaetos, that hunts while soaring.

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  • noun large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck


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