golden eagle

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golden eagle

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

golden eagle

n
(Animals) a large eagle, Aquila chrysaetos, of mountainous regions of the N hemisphere, having a plumage that is golden brown on the back and brown elsewhere

gold′en ea′gle


n.
a large, golden-brown eagle, Aquila chrysaëtos, of mountainous regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.golden eagle - large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neckgolden eagle - large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck
bird of Jove, eagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
genus Aquila, Aquila - a genus of Accipitridae
ringtail - an immature golden eagle
Translations
águila real
kaljukotkas
maakotka
aigle royal
aquila reale
kungsörn
беркут

golden eagle

naquila reale
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