Definition of Aquila in English:

Aquila

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A small northern constellation, the Eagle, said to represent the eagle that carried Ganymede to Olympus. It contains the bright star Altair, and some rich star fields of the Milky Way.

    1. 1.1Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate stars.
      ‘the star Beta Aquilae’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Aquila

/ˈakwilə//əˈkwilə/