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Meaning of AQUILA

Pronunciation:  'akwulu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a genus of Accipitridae
  2. [n]  the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
  3. [n]  a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair

AQUILA is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: Aquila degli Abruzzi, genus Aquila, L'Aquila
 See Also: Abruzzi, Abruzzi e Molise, Accipitridae, Altair, Aquila chrysaetos, Aquila rapax, bird genus, city, constellation, family Accipitridae, golden eagle, metropolis, tawny eagle, urban center



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Aq"ui*la\, n.; pl. {Aquil[ae]}. [L., an eagle.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of eagles.

2. (Astron.) A northern constellation southerly from Lyra and
   Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle.

{Aquila alba} [L., white eagle], an alchemical name of
   {calomel}. --Brande & C.

Easton Bible Dictionary

eagle, a native of Pontus, by occupation a tent-maker, whom Paul met on his first visit to Corinth (Acts 18:2). Along with his wife Priscilla he had fled from Rome in consequence of a decree (A.D. 50) by Claudius commanding all Jews to leave the city. Paul sojourned with him at Corinth, and they wrought together at their common trade, making Cilician hair-cloth for tents. On Paul's departure from Corinth after eighteen months, Aquila and his wife accompanied him to Ephesus, where they remained, while he proceeded to Syria (Acts 18:18, 26). When they became Christians we are not informed, but in Ephesus they were (1 Cor. 16:19) Paul's "helpers in Christ Jesus." We find them afterwards at Rome (Rom. 16:3), interesting themselves still in the cause of Christ. They are referred to some years after this as being at Ephesus (2 Tim. 4:19). This is the last notice we have of them.