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Webster 1913 Edition


Aerie

Ae′rie

(?; 277)
,
Noun.
[OE.
aire
,
eire
,
air
, nest, also origin, descent, OF.
aire
, LL.
area
,
aera
, nest of a bird of prey, perh. fr. L.
area
an open space (for birds of prey like to build their nests on flat and open spaces on the top of high rocks). Cf.
Area
.]
The nest of a bird of prey, as of an eagle or hawk; also a brood of such birds; eyrie.
Shak.
Also fig.: A human residence or resting place perched like an eagle’s nest.

Webster 1828 Edition


Aerie

A'ERIE

,
Noun.
The nest of a fowl, as of an eagle or hawk; a covey of birds.

Definition 2022


aerie

aerie

English

Noun

aerie (plural aeries)

  1. Alternative form of eyrie
  2. A Local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Latin

Adjective

āerie

  1. vocative masculine singular of āerius