imperial eagle

noun

: an eagle (Aquila heliaca) of southern Europe and Asia the adult of which is dark brown with white shoulder patches

called also king eagle

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of imperial eagle was in 1870

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“Imperial eagle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imperial%20eagle. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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