Meaning of lammergeier


Pronunciation: (lam'ur-gī"ur, -gīr"), [key]
— n.
  1. the largest Eurasian bird of prey, Gypaëtus barbatus, ranging in the mountains from southern Europe to China, having a wingspread of 9 to 10 ft. (2.7 to 3 m) and black feathers hanging from below the bill like a mustache.
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