lammergeier

noun
lam·mer·gei·er | \ˈla-mər-ˌgī(-ə)r \
variants: or lammergeyer

Definition of lammergeier 

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

First Known Use of lammergeier

1817, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lammergeier

German Lämmergeier, from Lämmer lambs + Geier vulture

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