vulture

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English[edit]

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Nubian vulture

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vultur, voltur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vulture (plural vultures)

  1. Any of several carrion-eating birds of the families Accipitridae and Cathartidae.
  2. (colloquial) A person who profits from the suffering of others.
    Within ten minutes of the accident, the vultures appeared and were organizing lawsuits.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (a person profits from the suffering of others): vampire

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Translations[edit]

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

vulture

  1. ablative singular of vultur