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Definition of "eaglet" [ea•glet]

  • A young eagle. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eaglet" in a sentence
  • "The first eaglet answered, “Stay and take care of you, Mother, for the rest of your life.”"
  • "So she asked each eaglet what he or she would do when she was old and utterly dependent on their care."
  • "An Eagle Named Freedom (Powells City of Books, @7:30pm): An Eagle Named Freedom (Morrow) chronicles how Jeff Guidry nurtured an eaglet with two broken wings back to health — and then, when Guidry began fighting his own battle against non-Hodgkins lymphoma, the eagle guided him to fight for his own life."