Definition of New world vulture

1. Noun. Large birds of prey superficially similar to Old World vultures.

Definition of New world vulture

1. Noun. Any of the large scavenging birds in the family Cathartidae. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of New World Vulture

New World blackbird
New World chat
New World coral snake
New World flycatcher
New World jay
New World least weasel
New World leishmaniasis
New World monkey
New World monkeys
New World mouse
New World opah
New World oriole
New World porcupine
New World sparrow
New World tapir
New World vulture
New World warbler
New Yawk
New Year
New Year's
New Year's Day
New Year's Eve
New Year's resolution
New Year's resolutions
New Years
New York
New York Bay
New York City
New York State

Literary usage of New world vulture

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Illustrated Book of Facts: A Comprehensive Survey of the World by Harry Thurston Peck, Auld, Robert Campbell McCombie (1912)
"A famous bird of prey of two distinctive groups; that of the Old World, which has the nostrils divided by a mass of bone, and the New World vulture, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... a New World vulture, and the largest of existing birds, although by no means attaining the dimensions attributed to it by early writers. ..."

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