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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bird of Jove

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jove prop. n.
 1. The chief divinity of the ancient Romans; Jupiter.
 2. Astron. The planet Jupiter. [R.]
 3. Alchemy The metal tin.
 Bird of Jove, the eagle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bird n.
 1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2).
    That ungentle gull, the cuckoo's bird.   --Shak.
    The brydds [birds] of the aier have nestes.   --Tyndale (Matt. viii. 20).
 2. Zool. A warm-blooded, feathered vertebrate provided with wings. See Aves.
 3. Specifically, among sportsmen, a game bird.
 4. Fig.: A girl; a maiden.
 And by my word! the bonny bird
 In danger shall not tarry.   --Campbell.
 Arabian bird, the phenix.
 Bird of Jove, the eagle.
 Bird of Juno, the peacock.
 Bird louse Zool., a wingless insect of the group Mallophaga, of which the genera and species are very numerous and mostly parasitic upon birds. -- Bird mite Zool., a small mite (genera Dermanyssus, Dermaleichus and allies) parasitic upon birds. The species are numerous.
 Bird of passage, a migratory bird.
 Bird spider Zool., a very large South American spider (Mygale avicularia). It is said sometimes to capture and kill small birds.
 Bird tick Zool., a dipterous insect parasitic upon birds (genus Ornithomyia, and allies), usually winged.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bird of Jove
      n : any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey
          noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
          [syn: eagle]