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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Horned \Horned\, a.
     Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike
     process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part
     shaped like a horn.
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           The horned moon with one bright star
           Within the nether tip.                   --Coleridge.
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     Horned+bee+(Zool.),+a+British+wild+bee+({Osmia+bicornis">Horned bee (Zool.), a British wild bee ({Osmia bicornis),
        having two little horns on the head.
  
     Horned dace (Zool.), an American cyprinoid fish ({Semotilus
        corporialis) common in brooks and ponds; the common chub.
        See Illust. of Chub.
  
     Horned frog (Zool.), a very large Brazilian frog
        ({Ceratophrys cornuta), having a pair of triangular horns
        arising from the eyelids.
  
     Horned grebe (Zool.), a species of grebe ({Colymbus
        auritus), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense
        tufts of feathers on the head.
  
     Horned horse (Zool.), the gnu.
  
     Horned lark (Zool.), the shore lark.
  
     Horned lizard (Zool.), the horned toad.
  
     Horned owl (Zool.), a large North American owl ({Bubo
        Virginianus), having a pair of elongated tufts of
        feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are
        known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned
        owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different
        regions; -- called also great horned owl, horn owl,
        eagle owl, and cat owl. Sometimes also applied to the
        long-eared owl. See Eared owl, under Eared.
  
     Horned poppy. (Bot.) See Horn poppy, under Horn.
  
     Horned pout (Zool.), an American fresh-water siluroid fish;
        the bullpout.
  
     Horned rattler (Zool.), a species of rattlesnake ({Crotalus
        cerastes), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains, from
        California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular horns
        between the eyes; -- called also sidewinder.
  
     Horned ray (Zool.), the sea devil.
  
     Horned screamer (Zool.), the kamichi.
  
     Horned snake (Zool.), the cerastes.
  
     Horned toad (Zool.), any lizard of the genus Phrynosoma,
        of which nine or ten species are known. These lizards have
        several hornlike spines on the head, and a broad, flat
        body, covered with spiny scales. They inhabit the dry,
        sandy plains from California to Mexico and Texas. Called
        also horned lizard.
  
     Horned viper. (Zool.) See Cerastes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eagle \Ea"gle\, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob.
     named from its color, fr. aquilus dark-colored, brown; cf.
     Lith. aklas blind. Cf. Aquiline.]
     1. (Zo["o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family,
        esp. of the genera Aquila and Hali[ae]etus. The eagle
        is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure,
        keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most
        noted species are the golden eagle ({Aquila
        chrysa["e]tus); the imperial eagle of Europe ({Aquila
        mogilnik or Aquila imperialis); the American bald eagle
        ({Hali[ae]etus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle
        ({Hali[ae]etus albicilla); and the great harpy eagle
        ({Thrasaetus harpyia). The figure of the eagle, as the
        king of birds, is commonly used as an heraldic emblem, and
        also for standards and emblematic devices. See Bald
        eagle, Harpy, and Golden eagle.
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     2. A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten
        dollars.
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     3. (Astron.) A northern constellation, containing Altair, a
        star of the first magnitude. See Aquila.
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     4. The figure of an eagle borne as an emblem on the standard
        of the ancient Romans, or so used upon the seal or
        standard of any people.
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              Though the Roman eagle shadow thee.   --Tennyson.
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     Note: Some modern nations, as the United States, and France
           under the Bonapartes, have adopted the eagle as their
           national emblem. Russia, Austria, and Prussia have for
           an emblem a double-headed eagle.
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     Bald eagle. See Bald eagle.
  
     Bold eagle. See under Bold.
  
     Double eagle, a gold coin of the United States worth twenty
        dollars.
  
     Eagle hawk (Zo["o]l.), a large, crested, South American
        hawk of the genus Morphnus.
  
     Eagle owl (Zo["o]l.), any large owl of the genus Bubo,
        and allied genera; as the American great horned owl ({Bubo
        Virginianus), and the allied European species ({B.
        maximus). See Horned owl.
  
     Eagle ray (Zo["o]l.), any large species of ray of the genus
        Myliobatis (esp. M. aquila).
  
     Eagle vulture (Zo["o]l.), a large West African bid
        ({Gypohierax Angolensis), intermediate, in several
        respects, between the eagles and vultures.
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