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[ee-glit] /ˈi glɪt/
a young eagle.
Origin of eaglet
1565-75; < Middle French aiglette (in heraldry). See eagle, -et Unabridged
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  • Once hatched, the eaglet stays in the nest for about five months, dependant on its parents for food.
  • The eaglet was returned to the nest and had three more weeks to become accustomed to the harness while preparing to fly.
  • Production has usually been one eaglet per nest and occasionally a second eaglet has fledged.
  • In the midst of all the turmoil, in the top of a wildly swaying white pine, the eaglet again proved its resiliency.
  • The eaglet will reposition itself inside the egg bringing its bill close to the air space that occupies the end of the egg.
  • Th e eaglet hatched with the brood of chicks and grew up with them.
  • One known nest in a territory outside of the park produced one eaglet and a likely but unconfirmed fledgling.
British Dictionary definitions for eaglet


a young eagle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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