erne

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From Middle English ern, erne, earn, from Old English earn (eagle), from Proto-Germanic *arô (eagle), from Proto-Indo-European *or- (large bird, eagle). Cognate with Dutch and Low German arend (eagle), Danish ørn (eagle), Swedish örn (eagle), German Aar (eagle), Ancient Greek ὄρνεον (órneon), ὄρνις (órnis, bird).

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erne (plural ernes)

  1. (chiefly poetic, dialectal, sciences) An eagle.
    The bald earn
  2. An eagle with a distinctive white tail; specifically, the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla).

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erne

  1. rise