from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a large species of vulture (Sarcorhamphus papa), ranging from Mexico to Paraguay, The general color is white. The wings and tail are black, and the naked carunculated head and the neck are briliantly colored with scarlet, yellow, orange, and blue. So called because it drives away other vultures while feeding.
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- n. large black-and-white vulture of South America and Central America; have colorful wattles and wartlike protuberances on head and neck
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