noun Aq·ui·la \ˈa-kwə-lə also ə-ˈkwi-lə\

Definition of Aquila

  1. :  a constellation in the northern hemisphere represented by the figure of an eagle

Origin and Etymology of aquila

Latin (genitive Aquilae), literally, eagle

First Known Use: 14th century

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