eaglet

[ee-glit]
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noun

a young eagle.

Nearby words

  1. eagle ray,
  2. eagle scout,
  3. eagle-eyed,
  4. eagle-hawk,
  5. eaglestone,
  6. eaglewood,
  7. eagre,
  8. eak,
  9. eakins,
  10. eakins, thomas

Origin of eaglet

First recorded in 1565–75, eaglet is from the Middle French word aiglette (in heraldry). See eagle, -et

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eaglet

noun

a young eagle
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