from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of Old World vultures, technically characterized by the horizontal nostrils, and typified by the Egyptian vulture. Neophron percnopterus.
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- noun a genus of Accipitridae
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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).