golden eagle

golden eagle
noun Date: 1809 a dark brown eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) of the northern hemisphere with gold-colored feathers on the back of the head and neck, a gray beak, and yellow legs and feet

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  • Golden eagle — Golden Gold en (g[=o]ld n), a. [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden, AS. gylden, from gold. See {Gold}, and cf. {Guilder}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Made of gold; consisting of gold. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Golden Eagle — (Ереван,Армения) Категория отеля: Адрес: Sose Street 24/1, 375052 Ереван, Армения …   Каталог отелей

  • golden eagle — ► NOUN ▪ a large eagle with yellow tipped head feathers …   English terms dictionary

  • golden eagle — n. 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 …   English World dictionary

  • golden eagle — n a large light brown bird that lives in northern parts of the world …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • golden eagle — noun count a large brown bird that lives in mountainous regions of northern countries …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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

  • golden eagle — a large eagle, Aquila chrysaëtos, of the Northern Hemisphere, having golden brown feathers on the back of the head and neck. See illus. under raptorial. [1780 90] * * * Dark brown eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) with golden, leaf shaped nape feathers,… …   Universalium

  • golden eagle — noun large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden brown head and neck • Syn: ↑Aquila chrysaetos • Hypernyms: ↑eagle, ↑bird of Jove • Hyponyms: ↑ringtail • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden eagle — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms golden eagle : singular golden eagle plural golden eagles a large brown bird that lives in the mountains of northern countries …   English dictionary

  • Golden Eagle — kilnusis erelis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aquila chrysaëtos angl. Golden Eagle vok. Steinadler …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

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