Eagle Definition

ēgəl
eagled, eagles, eagling
noun
eagles
Any of a number of large, strong, flesh-eating accipitrine birds of prey noted for their sharp vision and powerful wings, as the bald eagle.
Webster's New World
A representation of the eagle, used as a symbol or emblem of a nation, etc.
Webster's New World
A former U.S. gold coin worth $10
Webster's New World
A gold coin formerly used in the United States, stamped with an eagle on the reverse side and having a face value of ten dollars.
American Heritage
A score of two under par on any hole.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
bird-of-joveeyryraptorhawkfalconerneerneaglet (young eagle). associatedwords: aquilinecrowaquilaaerieeagletAquila (Latin)bird-of-preygriffin
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verb
To shoot (a hole in golf) in two strokes under par.
American Heritage
To score an eagle on (a given hole)
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
double birdie
pronoun

The landing unit of Apollo 11.

Wiktionary

A city in Alaska.

Wiktionary
Any of a number of rivers in the United States and Canada.
Wiktionary
Wiktionary

A city in Idaho.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Eagle

Noun

Singular:
eagle
Plural:
eagles

Origin of Eagle

  • From Middle English egle, from Anglo-Norman egle, from Old French aigle, from Latin aquila. Displaced native Middle English ern, earn, arn, from Old English earn. More at erne.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English egle from Anglo-Norman from Old Provençal aigla from Latin aquila

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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