Aquila definition by Webster's New World
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a N constellation in the Milky Way, nearly centered on the celestial equator
Origin: Classical Latin eagle
Aquila definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere and the Milky Way near Aquarius and Serpens Cauda.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin aquila, eagle, the constellation Aquila.
aquila - Science Definition
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Hercules. Aquila (the Eagle) contains the bright star Altair.