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Noun: black vulture  blak vúl-chu(r)
  1. American vulture smaller than the turkey buzzard
    - carrion crow, Coragyps atratus
  2. Of southern Eurasia and northern Africa
    - Aegypius monachus

Derived forms: black vultures

Type of: cathartid, New World vulture, Old World vulture

Part of: Aegypius, Coragyps, genus Aegypius, genus Coragyps

Encyclopedia: Black vulture