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Old World vulture

Definitions of Old World vulture
  1. noun
    any of several large vultures of Africa and Eurasia
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    Gyps fulvus, griffon, griffon vulture
    large vulture of southern Europe and northern Africa having pale plumage with black wings
    Gypaetus barbatus, bearded vulture, lammergeier, lammergeyer
    the largest Eurasian bird of prey; having black feathers hanging around the bill
    Egyptian vulture, Neophron percnopterus, Pharaoh's chicken
    small mostly white vulture of Africa and southern Eurasia
    Aegypius monachus, black vulture
    of southern Eurasia and northern Africa
    type of:
    vulture
    any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion
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