from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A North American eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) characterized by a brownish-black body and a white head and tail in the adult. Also called American eagle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A species of eagle native to North America and notable for the white plumage on its head.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The white-headed eagle (Hali├Žetus leucocephalus) of America. The young, until several years old, lack the white feathers on the head.
  • n. See Bald eagle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body


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