|sea eagle||medical dictionary|
1. <zoology> Any one of several species of fish-eating eagles of the genus Haliaeetus and allied genera, as the North Pacific sea eagle. (H. Pelagicus), which has white shoulders, head, rump, and tail; the European white-tailed eagle (H. Albicilla); and the Indian white-tailed sea eagle, or fishing eagle (Polioaetus ichthyaetus). The bald eagle and the osprey are also sometimes classed as sea eagles.
(01 Mar 1998)
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