AskDefine | Define eyas

Dictionary Definition

eyas n : an unfledged or nestling hawk

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English

Etymology

Alteration of nyas, by misanalysis of ‘a nyas’ as ‘an eyas’.

Pronunciation

/ˈaɪəs/

Noun

  1. A young hawk or falcon in the nest, or that has not yet fledged, especially one that will be trained for falconry.

Synonyms

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