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king of birds

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Definition of king of birds in English:


chiefly literary
The eagle.
Example sentences
  • It is the king of birds and lord of the air united with the king of beasts and lord of the earth.
  • Again that highly energetic and imposing king of birds pecked off the robust head of the charioteer of Ravana with beak.
  • Eagles were considered the kings of birds, so they were seen as the birds of Zeus, king of gods and men.

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