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Definition of Buzzards

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 Buzzards from wikipedia

- rufipennis) Grey-faced buzzard (Butastur indicus) Honey-buzzards, genus Pernis and Henicopernis, superficially resembling Buteo buzzards are specialist feeders...
- occasional broader radiations that led to common buzzards and other Eurasian and African buzzards. The common buzzard is a member of the genus Buteo, a group of...
- pale flight feathers. Dark morph long-legged buzzards may also be confused for melanistic augur buzzards but are clearly more slender in the wing, less...
- than the Buteo buzzards. Molecular phylogenetic studies have revealed that the lizard buzzard is not closely related to Buteo buzzards but rather to Accipiter...
- received 310 F.4 Buzzards before the end of the First World War, but only 57 would be used. In the immediate post war period, two Buzzards were used as high...
- related to kites of the genera Leptodon and Chondrohierax than to true buzzards in Buteo. The binomen is derived from Ancient Gr**** pernes πέρνης, a term...
- management efforts in Buzzards Bay have helped to decrease s****fish closures, conserve habitat for sea birds, and preserve open space. Buzzards Bay was first...
- Kevin Mark Buzzard (born 21 September 1968) is a British mathematician and currently a professor of pure mathematics at Imperial College London. He specialises...
- the origin of the colloquialism "not enough sense to bell a buzzard." Reports of buzzards with bells appear as early as the 1850s in the states of Tennessee...
- Archer's buzzard (Buteo augur archeri) is a subspecies of the augur buzzard that is endemic to Somalia. The bird's common name and Latin binomial commemorate...