Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of Old World vultures, technically characterized by the horizontal nostrils, and typified by the Egyptian vulture. Neophron percnopterus.

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  • n. a genus of Accipitridae

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Examples

  • Other large and attractive species common in these forests belong to the Nymphalidae family, for example the forest king charaxes (Charaxes xiphares), the golden-banded forester (Euphaedra neophron) and the forest green (Euryphura achlys).

    Eastern Zimbabwe montane forest-grassland mosaic

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