genus Aquila


genus Aquila
noun
a genus of Accipitridae
Syn: ↑Aquila
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Accipitridae, ↑family Accipitridae
Member Meronyms: ↑golden eagle, ↑Aquila chrysaetos, ↑tawny eagle, ↑Aquila rapax

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  • Aquila (genus) — Taxobox name = Aquila image width = 240px image caption = Adult Golden Eagle ( Aquila chrysaetos ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Accipitridae subfamilia = Buteoninae (disputed) genus = Aquila… …   Wikipedia

  • Aquila — noun 1. a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair • Instance Hypernyms: ↑constellation • Member Meronyms: ↑Altair 2. the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy • Syn: ↑L Aquila, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquila chrysaetos — noun large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden brown head and neck • Syn: ↑golden eagle • Hypernyms: ↑eagle, ↑bird of Jove • Hyponyms: ↑ringtail • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquila rapax — noun brownish eagle of Africa and parts of Asia • Syn: ↑tawny eagle • Hypernyms: ↑eagle, ↑bird of Jove • Member Holonyms: ↑Aquila, ↑genus Aquila …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquila — may refer to:* Aquila (Roman), a Roman military standard * Aquila (genus), a genus of birds including some eagles *Aquila (constellation), the astronomical constellation The EaglePeople: *Aquila, a Neapolitan surname *Aquila, a Biblical person… …   Wikipedia

  • Aquila — Aq ui*la, n.; pl. {Aquil[ae]}. [L., an eagle.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of eagles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A northern constellation southerly from Lyra and Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle. [1913 Webster] {Aquila alba} [L., white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aquila alba — Aquila Aq ui*la, n.; pl. {Aquil[ae]}. [L., an eagle.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of eagles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A northern constellation southerly from Lyra and Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle. [1913 Webster] {Aquila alba} [L.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aquila chrysaetus — Eagle Ea gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. {Aquiline}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera {Aquila}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aquila imperialis — Eagle Ea gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. {Aquiline}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera {Aquila}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aquila mogilnik — Eagle Ea gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. {Aquiline}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera {Aquila}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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