a young eagle.

1565–75; < Middle French aiglette (in heraldry). See eagle, -et

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eaglet (ˈiːɡlɪt)
a young eagle

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Example sentences
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.
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