Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6538 - פֶּרֶס
1) bird of prey
1a) perhaps bearded vulture or ossifrage
1b) perhaps an extinct animal, exact meaning unknown
V) xrp (פרס PRS) - I. Split:To split in two as the hoofs of a clean animal. [Hebrew an Aramaic] II. Spread:To spread apart in the sense of splitting. [df: Vrp] KJV (84): (vf: Paal, Niphil, Hiphil, Piel) divide, part, deal, hoof, tear, spread, stretch, scatter, break, open, chop, spread - Strongs: H6536 (פָּרַס), H6537 (פְּרֵס), H6566 (פָּרַשׂ)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
פֶּרֶס m. a species of eagle, according to Bochart (Hieroz. ii. 185) aquila marina, or ossifrage, Arab. كاسر breaking, Leviticus 11:13.
the Second Week after Epiphany