They use Shamshir when left alone, halving the HP of a target. They have low HP compared to other enemies in the Magitek Research Facility and should not be difficult to defeat. They have no elemental weaknesses or resistances, so any attacks or spells will work equally well against them.
The name is possibly a mangling of Lammergeier. [view·edit·purge]Lammergeier is a type of vulture found across Europe, Asia, and Africa. The word is German for "lamb-vulture," named so because it was believed the vulture preyed on lambs.