English Online Dictionary. What means eagle? What does eagle mean?
From Middle English egle, from Anglo-Norman egle, from Old French aigle, from Latin aquila. Displaced native Middle English ern, earn, arn, from Old English earn. More at erne.
- IPA(key): /ˈiːɡəl/
- Rhymes: -iːɡəl
eagle (plural eagles)
- Any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision.
- Synonyms: erne, broadwing
- (heraldry) A representation of such a bird carried as an emblem, e.g. on a coat of arms.
- (US, numismatics, historical) A gold coin with a face value of ten dollars, formerly used in the United States.
- (historical, numismatics) A 13th-century coin minted in Europe and circulated in England as a debased sterling silver penny, outlawed under Edward I.
- (golf) A score of two under par for a hole.
- (13th-c. counterfeit coin): pollard, rosary, mitre, leonine, scalding, crockard, steeping
eagle (third-person singular simple present eagles, present participle eagling, simple past and past participle eagled)
- (golf) To score an eagle.
- Eagle (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Aegle, aglee
Borrowed from English eagle.
- IPA(key): /iɡl/
eagle m (plural eagles)
- (golf) eagle