black vulture: Meaning and Definition of

black' vul'ture

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  1. Also calledan American vulture, Coragyps atratus, having a black, bald head and black plumage.
  2. any of several Old World vultures, esp. Aegypius monachus, of southern Europe, Asia, and North Africa.
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