bald eagle
noun Date: 1688 an eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) of North America that is brown when young with white only on the undersides of the wings but in full adult plumage has white head and neck feathers and a white tail

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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 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… …   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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