Aquila vs Scutum - What's the difference?

aquila | scutum |


As nouns the difference between aquila and scutum

is that aquila is eagle while scutum is (historical|roman antiquity) an oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the roman army.

aquila

Translingual

Proper noun

  • Circumscription and placement of the genus will depend on taxonomic point of view.
  • The eagles belong to the genus Aquila .

    Hypernyms

    * (genus) (Accipitridae Hypernyms); Aquilinae - subfamily

    Hyponyms

    * (genus) Aquila adalberti'', ''Aquila africana'', ''Aquila audax'', ''Aquila chrysaetos'', ''Aquila clanga'', ''Aquila fasciata'', ''Aquila gurneyi'', ''Aquila hastata'', ''Aquila heliaca'', ''Aquila nipalensis'', ''Aquila pomarina'', ''Aquila rapax'', ''Aquila spilogaster'', ''Aquila verreauxii'', Aquila wahlbergi - species

    References

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    scutum

    English

    Noun

    (scuta)
  • (historical, Roman antiquity) An oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the Roman army.
  • (zoology) A scute.
  • (zoology) One of the two lower valves of the operculum of a barnacle.
  • (obsolete) A penthouse or awning.
  • (Burrill)
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