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golden eagle

noun

: a very large bird that lives in the northern parts of the world and that is dark brown with yellow feathers on the back of its head and neck

Full Definition of GOLDEN EAGLE

:  a dark brown eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) of the northern hemisphere with gold-colored feathers on the back of the head and neck, a gray beak, and yellow legs and feet

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First Known Use of GOLDEN EAGLE

1809

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