ba·​te·​leur | \¦ba-tᵊl-¦ər \
variants: or bataleur \¦ba-​tᵊl-​¦ər \ or bateleur eagle
plural -s

Definition of bateleur 

: a short-tailed African eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus) that is basically black with ruddy chestnut back, reddish tail, legs, bill, and cheeks, a silver-gray patch at the bend of each wing, and a white undersurface with a black margin along the hind edge of the wing

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History and Etymology for bateleur

French bateleur, from Old French bastelleur juggler, puppet player, from baastel puppet

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the figure or shape of a crescent moon

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