Bald eagle
Bald eagle Bald" ea"gle (Zo["o]l.) The white-headed eagle ({Hali[ae]etus leucocephalus}) of America. The young, until several years old, lack the white feathers on the head. [1913 Webster]

Note: The bald eagle is represented in the coat of arms, and on the coins, of the United States. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bald Eagle — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Bald Eagle (Maryland) Bald Eagle (Minnesota) Bald Eagle (Blair County, Pennsylvania) Bald Eagle (York County, Pennsylvania) andere geografische Objekte in Pennsylvania Bald Eagle Creek Bald… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bald eagle — Eagle Ea gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. {Aquiline}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera {Aquila}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bald eagle — bald eagles N COUNT A bald eagle is a large eagle with a white head that lives in North America. It is the national bird of the United States of America …   English dictionary

  • bald eagle — ☆ bald eagle n. a large, strong eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) of North America: the adult has a white feathered head and neck and a white tail: the national bird of the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • bald eagle — bald .eagle n a large North American bird with a white head and neck that is the national bird of the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bald eagle — noun count a large bird with a white head and neck that lives in North America and is the national bird of the U.S …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Bald Eagle — For other uses, see Bald Eagle (disambiguation). Bald Eagle …   Wikipedia

  • Bald eagle — Pygargue à tête blanche Pygargue à tête blanche …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bald eagle — a large, fish eating eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, of the U.S. and Canada, having dark golden brown back and wings, and white plumage on the head and tail in the adult: some recently endangered populations are now recovering. Cf. American… …   Universalium

  • bald eagle — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bald eagle : singular bald eagle plural bald eagles a large bird with a white head and neck that lives in North America and is the national bird of the US …   English dictionary

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