lammergeier definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable predatory bird (Gypaetus barbatus) associated with vulture family, including the mountainous parts of south European countries to Asia and achieving a broad wingspan and black plumage. Also referred to as bearded vulture, ossifrage.
    • A long-winged vulture, Gypaetus barbatus, present in southern Europe, Africa and India.
    • a really big diurnal bird of victim, the so-called bearded vulture or griffin regarding the Alps, Gypaëtus barbatus, associated with family members Falconidæ, or placed in another family members Gypaëtidæ (which see).
    • the largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black colored feathers hanging out the balance

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