bearded vulture

noun

plural bearded vultures
: a large Old World vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) that occurs in mountainous regions and has long black bristles at the base of the bill : lammergeier

Word History

First Known Use

1750, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bearded vulture was in 1750

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“Bearded vulture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bearded%20vulture. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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