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aquilae


aquilae


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aquila  \Aq"ui*la\,  n.;  pl  {Aquil[ae]}.  [L.,  an  eagle.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  genus  of  eagles. 
 
  2.  (Astron.)  A  northern  constellation  southerly  from  Lyra  and 
  Cygnus  and  preceding  the  Dolphin;  the  Eagle. 
 
  {Aquila  alba}  [L.,  white  eagle],  an  alchemical  name  of 
  {calomel}.  --Brande  &  C.