Contents

DutchEdit

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

PronunciationEdit

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
  3. (heraldry) eagle (on or supporting a coat of arms)
    Duitsland, Polen en Roemenië hebben alle adelaars op zijn wapens.
    Germany, Poland and Romania all have eagles on their coats of arms

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Read in another language