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There are three words so translated.

1. ayyah, a bird of keen sight. Job 28:7 . It is supposed to be a species of KITE, as the Hebrew is translated in Leviticus 11:14; Deuteronomy 14:13 .

2. dayyah, a bird inhabiting ruins: supposed to be another species of KITE. Deuteronomy 14:13; Isaiah 34:15 .

3. daah, a bird of rapid flight, Leviticus 11:14; supposed to be the FALCON; the word occurs here only. These are all classed among the unclean birds. For the true vulture see EAGLE.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Vulture'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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