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vulture

vul·ture

vulture

 
pronunciation:
vuhl chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of various large hawklike birds that feed on dead animals and usu. have dark feathers and a naked head.
 
definition 2: a greedy person who takes advantage of others.
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Vulture comes from a Latin word that means "to tear."
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