turkey vulture

noun

Definition of turkey vulture

  1. :  an American vulture (Cathartes aura) with a red head and whitish bill —called also turkey buzzard

First Known Use of turkey vulture

1823


TURKEY VULTURE Defined for English Language Learners

turkey vulture

noun

Definition of turkey vulture for English Language Learners

  • : a large American bird that eats dead animals


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