Resembling or characteristic of a vulture.

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  • vulturelike — vulture·like …   English syllables

  • vulturelike — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a vulture …   Useful english dictionary

  • vulture — vulturelike, adj. /vul cheuhr/, n. 1. any of several large, primarily carrion eating Old World birds of prey of the family Accipitridae, often having a naked head and less powerful feet than those of the related hawks and eagles. 2. any of… …   Universalium

  • guinea fowl — any of several African, gallinaceous birds of the subfamily Numidinae, esp. a common species, Numida meleagris, that has a bony casque on the head and dark gray plumage spotted with white and that is now domesticated and raised for its flesh and… …   Universalium

  • cathartine — I. kəˈthärd.ˌīn, ˈkathərˌtīn adjective Etymology: New Latin Cathartes + English ine : of or relating to the genus Cathartes or to the typical vultures the distinctive features of the cathartine head compare accipitrine, buteonine …   Useful english dictionary

  • ca|ra|ca|ra — «KAHR uh KAHR uh», noun. any one of several vulturelike hawks found in tropical and subtropical America. Audubon s caracara is the national emblem of Mexico. ╂[< Spanish caracará < the Tupi (perhaps Brazil) name; probably imitative] …   Useful english dictionary

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