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ea·glet

 (ē′glĭt)
n.
A young eagle.
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eaglet

(ˈiːɡlɪt)
n
(Zoology) a young eagle
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ea•glet

(ˈi glɪt)

n.
a young eagle.
[1565–75; < Middle French aiglette (in heraldry)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eaglet - a young eagleeaglet - a young eagle        
bird of Jove, eagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
young bird - a bird that is still young
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Translations

eaglet

[ˈiːglɪt] Naguilucho m
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eaglet

nAdlerjunge(s) nt
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It was high time to go, for the pool was getting quite crowded with the birds and animals that had fallen into it: there were a Duck and a Dodo, a Lory and an Eaglet, and several other curious creatures.
A strong breeze soon fanned the spark into a flame, and the eaglets, as yet unfledged and helpless, were roasted in their nest and dropped down dead at the bottom of the tree.
This Isle of Mull eaglet was first caught on camera by bird ringer Justin Grant.
The first photograph of this year's sea eagle chick at the Mull Eagle Watch has been released and it shows the parents of the six-week-old eaglet have chosen a rather busy spot for their nest - at Craignure Golf Club.
There was little chance of a collision for HMS Eaglet, the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve headquarters for Liverpool, permanently moored in Salthouse Dock.
The eaglet sat for a while on the roof of a house in the shadow of its nest, fending off a pair of mockingbirds that were dive-bombing it.
female eagle, an eaglet, but "this way to the egress"
The Eaglet Lake Farmers' Institute (EFLI) is fighting to stop construction of a lime plant and accompanying quarry near Giscome, British Columbia, Canada, despite the project passing a provincial environmental assessment.
A bald eagle is seen with a newly-hatched eaglet in a nest at the National Arboretum in Washington.
with eaglet Grahame added: "This may be some time in the future but it is definitely in everyone's interest that sea eagles should thrive throughout the United Kingdom."
A young eaglet was transported about 75 feet down from its nest above Lake Shirley yesterday to the ground below, where awaiting wildlife officials weighed, examined and banded it before it was returned to the nest.