Definition of golden eagle in English:

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golden eagle

Pronunciation: /ˈɡōldən ˈēɡəl/


A large Eurasian and North American eagle with yellow-tipped head feathers in the mature adult.
  • Aquila chrysaetos, family Acciptridae.
Example sentences
  • They face a host of predators, including sea eagles, golden eagles, peregrine falcons, black-backed gulls and rats.
  • He works with a white headed vulture called Ethel, a white tailed sea eagle, a golden eagle, an American kestrel and a European eagle owl.
  • Scotland is home to a great number and variety of bird species, including the most golden eagles and peregrine falcons in Europe and some of the greatest concentrations of seabirds in the world.

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Syllabification: gold·en ea·gle

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