Definition of Bearded vulture

1. Noun. The largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black feathers hanging around the bill.

Exact synonyms: Gypaetus Barbatus, Lammergeier, Lammergeyer
Generic synonyms: Old World Vulture

Definition of Bearded vulture

1. Noun. a long-winged vulture, ''Gypaetus barbatus'', found in southern Europe, Africa and India. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bearded Vulture

beard worm
bearded darnel
bearded dragon
bearded dragons
bearded iris
bearded mussel
bearded mussels
bearded reedling
bearded reedlings
bearded seal
bearded tit
bearded vulture (current term)
bearded vultures
beardless iris

Literary usage of Bearded vulture

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"Thus the bearded vulture, the cinereous vulture, and the fulvous vulture, which Mr. Latham has def- cribed as three different ..."

2. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"It is, however, only a little larger than the bearded vulture of Europe, and appears to be inferior to that powerful bird in the extent of its wings and the ..."

3. Essays Upon Natural History, and Other Miscellaneous Subjects, by George Edwards (1770)
"The bearded vulture. N laying this bird before the Royal So- ciety, ... in the bearded vulture, and found them to be no part of the wing, but that they had ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"A genus of highly raptorial old- world vultures, containing the bearded vulture, bearded vulture, ..."

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