Eyrie definition

erē, irē
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The definition of an eyrie, also spelled aerie, is a lofty nest of a bird of prey.

An eagle's nest up in a high tree is an example of an eyrie.

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A bird of prey's nest.
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Any high and remote but commanding place.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of eyrie - aerie, aery 1, eirie

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
eyrie
Plural:
eyries

Origin of eyrie

  • From Old French aire or Medieval Latin aeria. Old French aire, in the sense of an eagle's nest, may have derived from Latin ager, or may less likely be related to the other senses, ultimately from Latin ārea.

    From Wiktionary