bird of Jove

birds of Jove

Definitions of bird of Jove
  1. noun
    any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
    synonyms: eagle
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    a young eagle
    Harpia harpyja, harpy, harpy eagle
    large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America
    Aquila chrysaetos, golden eagle
    large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck
    Aquila rapax, tawny eagle
    brownish eagle of Africa and parts of Asia
    American eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, bald eagle
    a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body
    sea eagle
    any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish
    an immature golden eagle
    Haliaeetus pelagicus, Kamchatkan sea eagle, Stellar's sea eagle
    found on coasts of the northwestern Pacific
    European sea eagle, Haliatus albicilla, ern, erne, gray sea eagle, grey sea eagle, white-tailed sea eagle
    bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
    Haliaeetus leucorhyphus, fishing eagle
    of southeast Europe and central Asia
    type of:
    bird of prey, raptor, raptorial bird
    any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals
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