Definition of the noun Aasvogel
What does Aasvogel mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: aasvogels
- [rare, literary] Any of a number of species of South African vulture
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An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2013)
by Ernest Weekley
aasvogel [SAfr.]. Vulture. Du., lit. carrion fowl; cf. Ger. aas, carrion, prob, cogn. with essen, to eat. ab-. L., from, away; cogn. with of (q.v.). Also a-, abs -, aba. Substitute for sextent, invented by, and named from, Antoine d'Abbadie.
The Encyclopedia Americana (1903)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
Aasvogel, as'fo-gel ("carrion-bird"), the South African vulture, of which there are several different species. Ab, the 11th month of the Hebrews' civil year and the 5th of their ecclesiastical (which begins with Nisan), has 30 days, and answers to ...
New International Encyclopedia (1914)
" AASVOGEL, as'fd-gel (South African Dutch for 'carrion-bird'). Any of several ...
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Scrabble value of A1A1S1V4O1G2E1L1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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