Aegypiidae

plural noun Ae·gy·pi·i·dae \ˌē-jə-ˈpī-ə-ˌdē\

Definition of Aegypiidae

in some classifications

  1. :  a family (order Falconiformes) comprising the Old World vultures all with naked heads and longer wings and smaller tails than the typical eagles

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Origin and Etymology of aegypiidae

New Latin, from Aegypius, type genus (from Greek aigypios vulture) + -idae


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