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aquila ae, f

an eagle: suspensis demissa alis, L.: fulva, V.: feroces, H.: ales Iovis, V.—Prov.: aquilae senectus (because it was fabled to renew its youth), T. — In war, an eagle, standard of a legion (carried by the senior centurion of the first cohort): decimae legionis, Cs.: argentea.—Poet.: locupletem aquilam tibi adferre, i. e. the office of first centurion. Iu. — In architecture, an ornament of the pediment, Ta.

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