- Also called carrion crow. an American vulture, Coragyps atratus, having a black, bald head and black plumage.
- any of several Old World vultures, especially Aegypius monachus, of southern Europe, Asia, and North Africa.
Origin of black vulture
First recorded in 1785–95
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