1. the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
Syn: ↑aerie, ↑aery, ↑eyrie
Hypernyms: ↑bird's nest, ↑bird nest, ↑birdnest
2. any habitation at a high altitude
Syn: ↑aerie, ↑aery, ↑eyrie
Hypernyms: ↑habitation

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(of a bird of prey)

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