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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Osprey

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Heb. 'ozniyyah, an unclean bird according to the Mosaic law (Leviticus 11:13 ; Deuteronomy 14:12 ); the fish-eating eagle (Pandion haliaetus); one of the lesser eagles. But the Hebrew word may be taken to denote the short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus of Southern Europe), one of the most abundant of the eagle tribe found in Palestine.


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Osprey'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/o/osprey.html. 1897.

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