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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of old-world vultures, the eagle-vultures, such as the Angola vulture, G. angolensis, of western Africa, mostly white with black wings and tail and flesh-colored feet and head: sometimes made the type of a subfamily Gypohieracinæ. Rüppell, 1835. Also called Racama.

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