Definition of Egyptian vulture
1. Noun. Small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia.
Generic synonyms: Old World Vulture
Group relationships: Genus Neophron, Neophron
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Egyptian Vulture
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 ..."