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ey·rieor ey·ry (âr′ē, îr′ē)
Variants of aerie.
eyrie(ˈɪərɪ; ˈɛərɪ; ˈaɪərɪ) or
1. (Zoology) the nest of an eagle or other bird of prey, built in a high inaccessible place
2. (Zoology) the brood of a bird of prey, esp an eagle
3. any high isolated position or place
[C16: from Medieval Latin airea, from Latin ārea open field, hence nest]
or aer•y(ˈɛər i, ˈɪər i)
n., pl. aer•ies or ey•ries.
1. the lofty nest of a bird of prey, as an eagle.
2. a lofty nest of any large bird.
3. a dwelling located high on a hill or mountain.
4. Obs. the brood in a nest, esp. of a bird of prey.
The nest of an eagle or other predatory bird, built on a cliff or other high place.
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|Noun||1.||eyrie - the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)|
|2.||eyrie - any habitation at a high altitude |
habitation - the native habitat or home of an animal or plant