allerion

noun
al·​ler·​i·​on
variants: or less commonly alerion \ əˈlirēən , -​ēˌän \
plural -s

Definition of allerion

: an eagle depicted in heraldry with expanded wings but without beak or feet

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First Known Use of allerion

1625, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allerion

French alérion

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“Allerion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allerion. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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