Hyena vs Eagle - What's the difference?

hyena | eagle |


As nouns the difference between hyena and eagle

is that hyena is large, canine‚Äźresembling carnivore belonging to the family Hyaenidae, native to Africa and Asia, often notable for the sound similar to laughter which it can make if excited while eagle is any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision.

As a verb eagle is

to score an eagle.

As a proper noun Eagle is

the landing unit of Apollo 11.

hyena

English

(wikipedia hyena)

Alternative forms

* (l) * (dated)

Noun

  • Large, canine?resembling carnivore belonging to the family Hyaenidae, native to Africa and Asia, often notable for the sound similar to laughter which it can make if excited.
  • Derived terms

    * brown hyena * spotted hyena * striped hyena

    eagle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision.
  • (heraldiccharge) A representation of such a bird carried as an emblem, e.g. on a coat of arms.
  • (US, currency) A gold coin with a face value of $10.00 formerly used in the United States.
  • (golf) A score of two under par for a hole.
  • Derived terms

    (terms derived from the carnivorous bird) * American eagle * bald eagle * eagle-eye, eagle-eyed * eaglehawk * eagle owl * Eagle Scout * eaglestone * eaglet * fish eagle * golden eagle * Haast's eagle * Philippine eagle * (red-backed sea-eagle) * sea eagle * spread eagle * wedge-tailed eagle * (white-bellied sea eagle) * (white-breasted sea eagle) * white-tailed eagle * double eagle * half eagle

    Synonyms

    * (Accipitridae) erne, broadwing

    Verb

  • (golf) To score an eagle.
  • Anagrams

    * (l) ----