Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vulture of the genus Neophron.

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Examples

  • The Egyptian Rakham (percnopter), yellow with black-tipped wings; a carrion-eater, now so rare, and the common brown kite, still so common near civilized Cairo, soared in the sky; while the larger vultures, perching upon the rock-ridges, suggested Bedawi sentinels.

    The Land of Midian

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