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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [air-ee, eer-ee]
    • /ˈɛər i, ˈɪər i/
    • /ˈɪə.ri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-ee, eer-ee]
    • /ˈɛər i, ˈɪər i/

Definitions of aeries word

  • noun plural aeries the nest of a bird of prey, as an eagle or a hawk. 1
  • noun plural aeries a lofty nest of any large bird. 1
  • noun plural aeries a house, fortress, or the like, located high on a hill or mountain. 1
  • noun plural aeries an apartment or office on a high floor in a high-rise building: a penthouse aerie with a spectacular view. 1
  • noun plural aeries Obsolete. the brood in a nest, especially of a bird of prey. 1
  • abbreviation AERIES aerie. 1

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Origin of aeries

First appearance:

before 1575
One of the 34% oldest English words
1575-85; < Anglo-French, Old French airie, equivalent to aire (< Latin ager field, presumably “nest” in Vulgar Latin; see acre) + ie -y3; compare Medieval Latin aerea, aeria “aerie, brood” < Old French aire

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aeries popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for aeries

noun aeries

  • nests — Plural form of nest.

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