crowned eagle


Definition of crowned eagle

: a large forest-dwelling African eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus) that has a yellowish-marked crest and the breast feathers yellow tipped with black and that feeds chiefly on monkeys and small antelopes

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First Known Use of crowned eagle

circa 1712, in the meaning defined above

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“Crowned eagle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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