adelaar

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EtymologyEdit

Germanic, cognate with German Adler

NounEdit

adelaar m (plural adelaars, diminutive adelaartje n)

  1. eagle (Any of several large carnivorous birds in the family Accipitridae)
  2. effigy of an eagle; insignia comprising one
    Romeinse legioenen koesterden hun adelaars zoals Britse regimenten hun banieren
    Roman legions treasured their eagles like British regiments their colours

Derived termsEdit

  • adelaarsnest n

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