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

Origin and Etymology of lammergeier

German Lämmergeier, from Lämmer lambs + Geier vulture


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