Definition of Gypaetus

1. Noun. In some classifications the type genus of the family Aegypiidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Gypaetus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Accipitridae, Family Accipitridae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gypaetus

Gymnomycota
Gymnopaedia
Gymnopilus
Gymnopilus spectabilis
Gymnopilus validipes
Gymnopilus ventricosus
Gymnorhina
Gymnorhina tibicen
Gymnosporangium
Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae
Gymnura
Gynne
Gynura
Gynura aurantiaca
Gypaetus
Gypaetus barbatus
Gyps
Gyps fulvus
Gypsophila
Gypsophila paniculata
Gypsy
Gypsy Rose Lee
Gyr
Gyrinidae
Gyromitra brunnea
Gyromitra californica
Gyromitra esculenta
Gyromitra fastigiata

Literary usage of Gypaetus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Birds of Europe: Including All the Species Inhabiting the by Henry Eeles Dresser, Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1881)
"... to that portion of the subregion— as, for instance, Tichodroma muraria, Montifringilla nivalis, and Pyrrhocorax alpinus ; and gypaetus barbatus inhabits ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"... to form a new genus of it, under the name of gypaetus, by the following characters ... character he would define thus : gypaetus (grandis) ..."

3. The Bird by Jules Michelet (1869)
"... in the Jardin des Plantes, the ascendancy of the little over the great, of mind over matter, in the singular tete-a-tete of the gypaetus and the crow. ..."

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