- a bird, probably the Egyptian vulture, regarded as unclean. Lev. 11:18; Deut. 14:17.
Origin of gier-eagle
1611; gier (< German Geier vulture) + eagle
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The screams of a gier-eagle, startled from the withered pine tree on the summit, answered the scream of the mountain.Ulric the Jarl
William O. Stoddard