Definition of Vulture

1. Noun. Any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion.


2. Noun. Someone who attacks in search of booty.
Exact synonyms: Marauder, Piranha, Predator
Generic synonyms: Aggressor, Assailant, Assaulter, Attacker
Specialized synonyms: Moss-trooper
Derivative terms: Maraud

Definition of Vulture

1. n. Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to Vultur, Cathartes, Catharista, and various other genera of the family Vulturidæ.

2. n. Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to Vultur, Cathartes, Catharista, and various other genera of the family Vulturidæ.

Definition of Vulture

1. Noun. Any of several carrion-eating birds of the families ''Accipitridae'' and ''Cathartidae''. ¹

2. Noun. (colloquial) A person who profits from the suffering of others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vulture

1. a bird of prey [n -S]

Medical Definition of Vulture

1. Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to Vultur, Cathartes, Catharista, and various other genera of the family Vulturidae. In most of the species the head and neck are naked or nearly so. They feed chiefly on carrion. The condor, king vulture, turkey buzzard, and black vulture (Catharista atrata) are well known American species. The griffin, lammergeir, and Pharaoh's chicken, or Egyptian vulture, are common Old World vultures. Origin: OE. Vultur, L. Vultur: cf. OF. Voltour, F. Vautour. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vulture

vulpecular
vulpes
vulpic
vulpic acid
vulpicide
vulpicides
vulpine
vulpinic
vulpinic acid
vulpinism
vulpinite
vulsella
vulsellae
vulsellum forceps
vultern
vulture (current term)
vulture capitalist
vulturelike
vultures
vulturine
vulturish
vulturism
vulturn
vulturns
vulturous
vulva
vulvae
vulval
vulvalike
vulvar

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