Definition of Egyptian vulture

1. Noun. Small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia.

Exact synonyms: Neophron Percnopterus, Pharaoh's Chicken
Generic synonyms: Old World Vulture
Group relationships: Genus Neophron, Neophron



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Egyptian Vulture

Egyptian fractions
Egyptian haematuria
Egyptian henbane
Egyptian lupine
Egyptian monetary unit
Egyptian onion
Egyptian ophthalmia
Egyptian paper reed
Egyptian paper rush
Egyptian pea
Egyptian pound
Egyptian pyramid
Egyptian pyramids
Egyptian splenomegaly
Egyptian vulture
Egyptian water-lilies
Egyptian water-lily
Egyptian water lily
Egyptianization
Egyptianize
Egyptianized
Egyptianizes
Egyptianizing
Egyptians
Egyptize
Egyptized
Egyptizing
Egypto-
Egyptologer

Literary usage of Egyptian vulture

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1. A History of British Birds by William YARRELL, Howard Saunders, Alfred Newton (1874)
"NEOPHRON PERCNOPTERUS (Linnaeus*). THE egyptian vulture. Neophron percnopterus. ... egyptian vulture."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"... of a genus egyptian vulture and Young. differing from the true vultures in the slender bffl, which is covered for more than half ,ts length w.ta ..."

3. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1851)
"... and being either too hungry, or too sated to be disposed to leave it, was easily approached sufficiently near to be shot. It was egyptian vulture ..."

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