a large, fish-eating eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, of the U.S. and Canada, having dark golden-brown back and wings, and white plumage on the head and tail in the adult: some recently endangered populations are now recovering.
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- bald cypress,
- bald-faced hornet,
Compare American eagle.
Origin of bald eagle
An Americanism dating back to 1680–90
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a large eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, of North America, having a white head and tail, a yellow bill, and dark wings and body. It is the US national bird
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