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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