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 for aquila
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aquila \Aq"ui*la\, n.; pl. Aquil[ae]. [L., an eagle.]
     1. (Zool.) A genus of eagles.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Astron.) A northern constellation southerly from Lyra and
        Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle.
        [1913 Webster]
     Aquila alba [L., white eagle], an alchemical name of
        calomel. --Brande & C.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the
           star Altair
      2: the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
         [syn: Aquila, L'Aquila, Aquila degli Abruzzi]
      3: a genus of Accipitridae [syn: Aquila, genus Aquila]

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     eagle, a native of Pontus, by occupation a tent-maker, whom Paul
     met on his first visit to Corinth (Acts 18:2). Along with his
     wife Priscilla he had fled from Rome in consequence of a decree
     (A.D. 50) by Claudius commanding all Jews to leave the city.
     Paul sojourned with him at Corinth, and they wrought together at
     their common trade, making Cilician hair-cloth for tents. On
     Paul's departure from Corinth after eighteen months, Aquila and
     his wife accompanied him to Ephesus, where they remained, while
     he proceeded to Syria (Acts 18:18, 26). When they became
     Christians we are not informed, but in Ephesus they were (1 Cor.
     16:19) Paul's "helpers in Christ Jesus." We find them afterwards
     at Rome (Rom. 16:3), interesting themselves still in the cause
     of Christ. They are referred to some years after this as being
     at Ephesus (2 Tim. 4:19). This is the last notice we have of

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Aquila, an eagle

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