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Noun: buzzard  bú-zu(r)d
  1. [N. Amer] A New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States
    - turkey buzzard, turkey vulture, Cathartes aura
     
  2. The common European short-winged hawk
    - Buteo buteo

Derived forms: buzzards

Type of: cathartid, hawk, New World vulture

Part of: Buteo, Cathartes, genus Buteo, genus Cathartes

Encyclopedia: Buzzard