bearded vulture


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bearded vulture the largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black feathers hanging around the bill
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bearded vulture (Zoöl) See Lammergeir.
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In literature:

The large bearded vulture is not only an uncompanionable fellow to look at, but he doesn't behave respectably.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 30, June 1893" by Various
Here and there hurried grey-bearded, vulture-eyed priests oddly garbed in corrupt Occhive and Tyrian regalia.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
I believe there were only some Bearded Vultures' eggs in it that he did not take with his own hands.
"Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O." by J.G. Millais
He had a short, knife-sharp white beard, and a face as lean and haughty as a griffon vulture's.
"The Wolf Cub" by Patrick Casey