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bateleur

Line breaks: bat¦el|eur
Pronunciation: /ˈbat(ə)ləː/

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(also bateleur eagle)

Definition of bateleur in English:

noun

A short-tailed African eagle with mainly black plumage and a bare red face.
  • Terathopius ecaudatus, family Accipitridae

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, literally 'acrobat, juggler' (with reference to the side-to-side tilting motion of the bird in flight).

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