Definition of martial eagle in English:

martial eagle

Syllabification: mar·tial ea·gle


  • A brown eagle with a brown-spotted white belly. It is Africa’s largest raptor.
    • Polmaetus bellicosus, family Accipitridae
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    • The vultures seem not to mind, the authors note; they once witnessed a vulture fighting off a martial eagle that was dragging a young silverback jackal skyward to enjoy as a meal.
    • The Martial Eagle is to be found in the savannah and thornbush areas of Africa south of the Sahara, from Senegal to Somalia and south to the Cape.
    • I expected the stork to be dead, but suddenly it raised its head and with a last force of dying energy attempted to spear the Martial Eagle in the head.

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