noun \ˈī-əs\

Definition of EYAS

:  an unfledged bird; specifically :  a nestling hawk

Origin of EYAS

Middle English, alteration (by incorrect division of a neias) of neias, from Anglo-French niais taken in the nest, from Vulgar Latin *nidax nestling, from Latin nidus nest — more at nest
First Known Use: 15th century

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