eaglet

noun
ea·​glet | \ ˈē-glət How to pronounce eaglet (audio) \

Definition of eaglet

: a young eagle

Examples of eaglet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An eaglet, not yet able to fly, was stranded in the nest 55 feet above. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 6 July 2021 Meanwhile, an eaglet, not yet able to fly, was stranded in the nest 55 feet above. Katy Read, Star Tribune, 3 July 2021 The researchers observed multiple eaglet deaths from starvation and did not locate any nests in areas with more than 70% deforestation. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 3 July 2021 After reintroducing the species, Vermont had its first successful nesting since the 1940s when a pair of eagles nested and produced an eaglet in 2008 in the Northeast Kingdom. BostonGlobe.com, 10 May 2021 As of the week of March 9, the eaglets had not started branching. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2020 Come see California — online On Sunday afternoon, high on a remote perch on Catalina Island overlooking the calm Pacific Ocean, an eaglet cracked through its shell in front of hundreds of eager viewers. Taylor Kate Brown, SFChronicle.com, 9 Apr. 2020 For instance, a pair of eagles that hatched on Santa Rosa Island off the coast of Santa Barbara recently reared eaglets roughly 45 miles to the east in the Orange County residential area of Anaheim Hills. Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2019 This eaglet was born at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington. Kristin Lam, USA TODAY, 19 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of eaglet

1572, in the meaning defined above

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“Eaglet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eaglet. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for eaglet

eaglet

noun

English Language Learners Definition of eaglet

: a young eagle

eaglet

noun
ea·​glet | \ ˈē-glət How to pronounce eaglet (audio) \

Kids Definition of eaglet

: a young eagle

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