A very large Old World vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) with grayish-black plumage streaked with white and a tuft of bristles over the nostrils and under the bill; bearded vulture.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Lammergeier
Origin of Lammergeier
German Lämmergeier Lämmer genitive pl. of Lamm lamb (from Middle High German lamp) (from Old High German lamb) Geier vulture (from Middle High German gīr) (from Old High German)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From German Lämmergeier, from Lämmer plural of Lamm (“lamb”) + Geier (“vulture”).
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