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lammergeier

noun lam·mer·gei·er \ˈla-mər-ˌgī(-ə)r\

Definition of LAMMERGEIER

:  a large Old World vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) that occurs in mountain regions and in flight resembles a huge falcon

Variants of LAMMERGEIER

lam·mer·gei·er or lam·mer·gey·er \ˈla-mər-ˌgī(-ə)r\

Origin of LAMMERGEIER

German Lämmergeier, from Lämmer lambs + Geier vulture
First Known Use: 1817

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