Webster Definition for "vulture"

vul. ture \'v*l-ch*r\ n [ME, fr. L vultur] 1: any of various large raptorial birds ( families Aegypiidae and Cathartida e) that are related to the hawks, eagles, and falcons but have weaker claws and the head usu. naked and the subsist chiefly or entirely on carrion 2: a rapacious or predatory person

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