a large, strong eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) found in mountainous districts of the Northern Hemisphere, with brown feathers on the back of its head and neck
A large eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) of the Northern Hemisphere, having dark plumage with brownish-yellow feathers on the back of the head and neck.
(plural golden eagles)
- A large bird of prey, Aquila chrysaetos, that hunts while soaring.
- attributive form of golden eagle, noun.