imperial eagle


Definition of imperial eagle

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

called also king eagle

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First Known Use of imperial eagle

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Imperial eagle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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