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Eagle 1Definition: Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family,
esp. of the genera Aquila and
Haliaeetus. The eagle is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure, keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most noted species are the golden eagle (Aquila
chrysaetus); the imperial eagle of
mogilnik imperialis); the American bald eagle
(Haliaeetus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle (H.
albicilla); and the great harpy eagle
(Thrasaetus harpyia). The figure of the eagle, as the king of
birds, is commonly used as an heraldic emblem, and also for
standards and emblematic
devices. See Bald eagle, Harpy, and Golden eagle.
Eagle 2Definition: A gold coin of the United
States, of the value of ten
Eagle 3Definition: A northern constellation, containing
Altair, a star of the first magnitude. See Aquila.
Eagle 4Definition: The figure of an eagle borne as an emblem on the standard of the ancient
Romans, or so used upon the seal or standard of any people.
eagle 5Definition: any of various large
birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
eagle 6Definition: an emblem
representing power; "the Roman eagle"
eagle 7Definition: a former gold coin in the United
eagle 8Definition: (golf) a score of two
strokes under par on a hole
eagle 9Definition: shoot in two
strokes under par