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Definition of Vulturine

Vulturine
Vulturine Vul"tur*ine (?; 277), a. [L. vulturinus.] Of or pertaining to a vulture; resembling a vulture in qualities or looks; as, the vulturine sea eagle (Gypohierax Angolensis); vulturine rapacity. The vulturine nose, which smells nothing but corruption, is no credit to its possessor. --C. Kingsley.

Meaning of Vulturine from wikipedia

- The vulturine guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum) is the largest extant species of guineafowl. Systematically, it is only distantly related to other guineafowl...
- The vulturine parrot (Pyrilia vulturina), not to be confused with Pesquet's parrot (Psittrichas fulgidus), is a Neotropical parrot, which is endemic to...
- Vulturine may refer to: Vulturine guineafowl, the largest and most spectacular of the guineafowl bird family Vulturine parrot, a Neotropical parrot Vulture...
- members of the genus Guttera have a distinctive black crest, and the vulturine guineafowl has a downy brown patch on the nape. Most species of guineafowl...
- parrot (Psittrichas fulgidus), also known as the Dracula parrot or as the vulturine parrot (leading to easy confusion with Pyrilia vulturina from Brazil)...
- guineafowl, Agelastes meleagrides (E) Black guineafowl, Agelastes niger (E) Vulturine guineafowl, Acryllium vulturinum (E) Plumed guineafowl, Guttera plumifera...
- Helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris) Plumed guineafowl (Guttera plumifera) Vulturine guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum) White-breasted guineafowl (Agelastes...
- to be a juvenile of the vulturine parrot due to the orange coloration of its bald head as opposed to the black of the vulturine. However, when it was discovered...
- Haliaeetus, Ichthyophaga. Some authors include Gypohierax angolensis, the "vulturine fish eagle" (also called the palm-nut vulture) in this group. However...
- generalist suggest some level of convergence with either Buteo or the vulturine birds, or both. Owls are variable-sized, typically night-specialized hunting...
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