eaglet

noun

ea·​glet ˈē-glət How to pronounce eaglet (audio)
: a young eagle

Examples of eaglet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The average nest success rate, which is the number of nests that have eggs or eaglets, this year was 82%, according to ODNR. Chad Murphy, The Courier-Journal, 3 July 2024 The brother and sister eaglets are being raised by parents Liberty and Guardian in a nest at Turtle Bay in Redding since hatching March 26 and March 29. Helena Wegner, Sacramento Bee, 9 May 2024 One of eaglets passed away Monday night, while the other died shortly after being born on Friday, the National Conservation Training Center said. Saman Shafiq, USA TODAY, 13 Apr. 2024 When an orphaned eaglet needed a parent, Murphy’s caretakers swapped out the stone for the chick. Ben Guarino, Popular Science, 13 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for eaglet 

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Word History

First Known Use

1572, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eaglet was in 1572

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“Eaglet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eaglet. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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eaglet

noun
ea·​glet ˈē-glət How to pronounce eaglet (audio)
: a young eagle
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