vulturine guinea fowl

noun

Definition of vulturine guinea fowl

: a large long-tailed guinea fowl (Acryllium vulturinum) of eastern Africa with a naked head and lanceolate blue, black, and white feathers on the neck, breast, and shoulders, a back mostly black spotted with white, and a bluish abdomen that becomes purple on the sides

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“Vulturine guinea fowl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vulturine%20guinea%20fowl. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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