from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A vulture (Coragyps atratus) of the eastern United States, Mexico, and Central and South America, having black plumage and a bald black head.

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  • noun zoology An American vulture species, Coragyps atratus, with black plumage.
  • noun A north African and Eurasian vulture species, Aegypius monachus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun American vulture smaller than the turkey buzzard
  • noun of southern Eurasia and northern Africa


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