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águila

eagle

noun

águila
feminine noun
1. eagle (ave)
  • ser un á. (figurative) -> to be sharp o perceptive (ser vivo, listo)
  • ¿á. o sol? -> heads or tails? (Mexican Spanish)
  • á. imperial -> Spanish imperial eagle
  • á. real -> golden eagle

águila [ah’-ge-lah]
noun
1. Eagle. (f)
  • Ve más que un águila -> he is more sharpsighted than an eagle
2. A gold coin with an eagle of the reign of Charles (f)
verb

águila
1 (ave) eagle
águila calzada booted eagle
águila culebrera short-toed eagle
águila perdicera Bonelli's eagle
águila pescadora osprey
águila ratonera buzzard
águila real golden eagle
ser un águila to be a genius; be terribly clever
2 (S. Cone) (estafador) cheat; swindler
andar a palos con el águila to be broke
3 [de moneda]
¿águila o sol? (México) heads or tails?

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