Haliaeetus

noun
Hal·​i·​ae·​e·​tus | \ ˌhalēˈēətəs \

Definition of Haliaeetus

: a genus of eagles including the bald eagle and many sea eagles

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History and Etymology for Haliaeetus

New Latin, from Greek haliaetos, haliaietos, a bird (probably the osprey), from hali- + aetos, aietos eagle

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“Haliaeetus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haliaeetus. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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