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Noun: king vulture  king'vúl-chu(r)
  1. Large black-and-white vulture of South America and Central America; have colourful wattles and wartlike protuberances on head and neck
    - Sarcorhamphus papa

Derived forms: king vultures

Type of: cathartid, New World vulture

Part of: genus Sarcorhamphus, Sarcorhamphus

Encyclopedia: King vulture