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ernealso ern (ûrn)
A sea eagle, especially Haliaeetus albicilla of Europe.
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(Animals) another name for the (European) sea eagle
[Old English earn; related to Old Norse örn eagle, Old High German aro eagle, Greek ornis bird]
(Placename) a river in N central Republic of Ireland, rising in County Cavan and flowing north across the border, through Upper Lough Erne and Lower Lough Erne and then west to Donegal Bay. Length: about 96 km (60 miles)
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any of several large eagles of the genus Haliaeetus, that usu. feed on fish.
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|Noun||1.||erne - bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland|
sea eagle - any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish
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