king vulture


a large, black-and-white vulture, Sarcorhamphus papa, of Central and South America, having colorful wattles and wartlike protuberances on its head and neck.

Nearby words

  1. king prawn,
  2. king rail,
  3. king salmon,
  4. king snake,
  5. king truss,
  6. king william island,
  7. king william's war,
  8. king's bench,
  9. king's blue,
  10. king's bounty

Origin of king vulture

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019