ern, erne, grey sea eagle, gray sea eagle, European sea eagle, white-tailed sea eagle, Haliatus albicilla
(noun) bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
Source: WordNet® 3.1
erne (plural ernes)
A sea eagle (Haliaeetus), especially the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
(chiefly, poetic, dialectal, scientific) An eagle.
• (an eagle): sea eagle, white-tailed eagle
(obsolete) To long; to yearn.
• NEER, Neer, Rene, ne'er, neer, reen
Ern, Erne, n. Etym: [AS. earn eagle; akin to D. arend, OHG. aro, G.
aar, Icel., Sw., & Dan. örn, Goth. ara, and to Gr. Ornithology.]
Definition: A sea eagle, esp. the European white-tailed sea eagle
Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition