Definition of Aegypius

1. Noun. A genus of Accipitridae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Aegypius
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Accipitridae, Family Accipitridae
Member holonyms: Aegypius Monachus, Black Vulture



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aegypius

Aegenwulf
Aegiceras
Aegiceras majus
Aegidius
Aegilops triuncalis
Aegina
Aeginetan
Aegis cruiser
Aegis cruisers
Aegisthus
Aegospotami
Aegospotamos
Aegypiidae
Aegypius (current term)
Aegypius monachus
Aegyptopithecus
Aegyptus
Aeka
Aelius Donatus
Aelurostrongylus
Aeneas
Aeneas Silvius
Aeneid
Aengus
Aeolia
Aeolian
Aeolian Islands
Aeolian mode

Literary usage of Aegypius

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"Aegypius the Thessalian was dear to the gods on account of his piety; to men, on account of his nobility and justice. He consorted with a certain widow ..."

2. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain), Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, William Crooke (1904)
"Aegypius the Thessalian was dear to the gods on account of his piety ; to men, on account of his nobility and justice. He consorted with a certain widow ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1897)
"The institution seems not to have survived its author, except in the case of Oriens Aegypius et Mesopotamia, where the vicar appears in 331 AD (Cod. ..."

4. The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westermann (1984)
"1936. Ein Erlass des Königs Ptolemaios II Philadelphos. Aegypius 16: 257-264. LINFORTH, IM 1919. Solon the Athenian. Berkeley, Univ. of Calif. Press. ..."

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