Translation of eagle in Spanish:

eagle

Pronunciation: /ˈiːgəl/

n

  • 1 [Zool] águila (f‡)
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    • The South African National Bird of Prey Centre takes in injured raptors - eagles, owls, sparrow hawks, for example - and nurses them back to health.
    • It features free-flying displays and an opportunity for people to see at close hand some 30 different birds of prey, including eagles, buzzards and falcons.
    • The Ende's consider the birds - eagles, falcons, hawks, owls and kestrels - as part of their family.
  • 2 (in golf) eagle (m)
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    • The first year, I was standing at the 18th green and had just finished playing when Lew Worsham scored an eagle 2 on the last hole.
    • The ball pitched a few yards past the flag and, courtesy of a powerful amount of backspin, zipped back into the hole for an eagle two.
    • Levet was first to play and there was delight when his little chip and run trickled into the hole for an eagle three.

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