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[lam-er-gahy-er, -gahyuh r] /ˈlæm ərˌgaɪ ər, -ˌgaɪər/

the largest Eurasian bird of prey, Gypaëtus barbatus, ranging in the mountains from southern Europe to China, having a wingspread of 9 to 10 feet (2.7 to 3 meters) and black feathers hanging from below the bill like a mustache.
a rare vulture, Gypaetus barbatus, of S Europe, Africa, and Asia, with dark wings, a pale breast, and black feathers around the bill: family Accipitridae (hawks) Also called bearded vulture (archaic) ossifrage


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