Catharista atrata
Urubu U*ru*bu", n. [Cf. Pg. urub['u] a certain Brazilian bird.] (Zo["o]l.) The black vulture ({Catharista atrata}). It ranges from the Southern United States to South America. See {Vulture}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Catharista atrata — Vulture Vul ture (?; 135), n. [OE. vultur, L. vultur: cf. OF. voltour, F. vautour.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to {Vultur}, {Cathartes}, {Catharista}, and various other genera of the family {Vulturid[ae]} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vulture — Vul ture (?; 135), n. [OE. vultur, L. vultur: cf. OF. voltour, F. vautour.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to {Vultur}, {Cathartes}, {Catharista}, and various other genera of the family {Vulturid[ae]}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Urubu — U*ru*bu , n. [Cf. Pg. urub[ u] a certain Brazilian bird.] (Zo[ o]l.) The black vulture ({Catharista atrata}). It ranges from the Southern United States to South America. See {Vulture}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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