Gypaetus

noun
Gy·​pa·​etus | \ jə̇ˈpāətəs \

Definition of Gypaetus

: a genus of Old World vultures consisting of the lammergeiers

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History and Etymology for Gypaetus

New Latin, from Greek gyp-, gyps vulture + aetos eagle

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“Gypaetus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gypaetus. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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