Definition of Buzzard. Meaning of Buzzard. Synonyms of Buzzard

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Definition of Buzzard

Buzzard
Buzzard Buz"zard (b[u^]z"z[~e]rd), n.[O.E. busard, bosard, F. busard, fr. buse, L. buteo, a kind of falcon or hawk.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus Buteo and related genera. Note: The Buteo vulgaris is the common buzzard of Europe. The American species (of which the most common are B. borealis, B. Pennsylvanicus, and B. lineatus) are usually called hen hawks. -- The rough-legged buzzard, or bee hawk, of Europe (Pernis apivorus) feeds on bees and their larv[ae], with other insects, and reptiles. -- The moor buzzard of Europe is Circus [ae]ruginosus. See Turkey buzzard, and Carrion buzzard. Bald buzzard, the fishhawk or osprey. See Fishhawk. 2. A blockhead; a dunce. It is common, to a proverb, to call one who can not be taught, or who continues obstinately ignorant, a buzzard. --Goldsmith.
Buzzard
Buzzard Buz"zard, a. Senseless; stupid. [R. & Obs.] --Milton.

Meaning of Buzzard from wikipedia

- Buzzard is the common name of several species of birds of prey. Archer's buzzard (Buteo archeri) Augur buzzard (Buteo augur) Broad-winged hawk (Buteo platypterus)...
- The common buzzard (Buteo buteo) is a medium-to-large bird of prey which has a large range. It is a member of the genus Buteo in the family Accipitridae...
- Look up buzzard in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A buzzard is a bird of prey. Buzzard may also refer to: Buzzard (film), a 2014 American independent...
- The European honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus), also known as the pern or common pern, is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. Despite its English...
- Leighton Buzzard (/ˈleɪtən ˈbʌzərd/ LAY-tən BUZ-ərd) is a market town in Bedfordshire, England, in the southwest of the county and close to the Buckinghamshire...
- The belled buzzard is a fearsome critter in American folklore frequently cited as an omen of disaster by the sounding of its bell. The animal is otherwise...
- The crested honey buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus) is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as...
- Kevin Mark Buzzard (born 21 September 1968) is a British mathematician and currently a professor of pure mathematics at Imperial College London. He specialises...
- Audi Field is a soccer-specific stadium in Buzzard Point in Washington, D.C. It is the home stadium for D.C. United of Major League Soccer, the Washington...
- The forest buzzard (Buteo trizonatus), is a species of bird of prey found in Africa, though some authorities have placed it as a subspecies of another...