Gier"-ea`gle (?), n. [Cf. D. gier vulture, G. gier, and E. gyrfalcon.] Zool.

A bird referred to in the Bible (Lev. xi. 18and Deut. xiv. 17) as unclean, probably the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus).

 

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