aasvogel

noun aas·vo·gel \ˈäs-ˌfō-gəl\
variants: less commonly

aasvoel

\ˈäs-ˌfō-əl\

Definition of aasvogel

plural

-s

Africa

  1. :  vulture

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Origin and Etymology of aasvogel

obsolete Afrikaans aasvogel (now aasvoël), from aas carrion + vogel (now voël) bird; akin to Old English etan to eat and to Old English fugol bird — more at eat, fowl


First Known Use: 1821


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