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Osprey

OSPREY, ŏs’ prĭ (עָזְנִיָּֽה, osprey, ospray, Eng. VSS; See [[Eagle]]. Lev 11:13 and Deut 14:12 only). The tr. osprey generally is considered incorrect. The Heb. possibly is derived from goat, hence bearded, and the suggested tr. is bearded vulture, or lammergeier, a magnificent bird still found rarely in rocky country around the desert edge. The obsolete name ossifrage (Lat. Ossifraga, bone-breaker) came from the habit, shared with the black vulture, of dropping bones, tortoises, etc. from a great height on to rocks to smash them and eat the contents. If need be this is repeated until successful.