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Ossifrage

ossifrage
(Science: zoology) The lammergeir.
The young of the sea eagle or bald eagle.
Origin: L. Ossifraga, ossifragus, osprey, fr. Ossifragus bone breaking; os, ossis, a bone – frangere, fractum, to break. See Osseous, Break, and cf. Osprey, Ossifragous.


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