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gier-eagle

[ jeer-ee-guhl ]
/ ˈdʒɪərˌi gəl /
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noun
a bird, probably the Egyptian vulture, regarded as unclean. Leviticus 11:18; Deuteronomy 14:17.
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Origin of gier-eagle

First recorded in 1605–15; gier (from German Geier “vulture”) + eagle

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