black vulture

black vulture

noun
1.
Also called carrion crow. an American vulture, Coragyps atratus, having a black, bald head and black plumage.
2.
any of several Old World vultures, especially Aegypius monachus, of southern Europe, Asia, and North Africa.

Origin:
1785–95

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