black vulture


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. black tree fern,
  2. black velvet,
  3. black vernacular english,
  4. black volta,
  5. black vomit,
  6. black walnut,
  7. black warrior river,
  8. black watch,
  9. black water,
  10. black wattle

Origin of black vulture

First recorded in 1785–95

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