turkey buzzard
noun see turkey vulture

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Turkey buzzard — Turkey Tur key, n.; pl. {Turkeys}. [So called because it was formerly erroneously believed that it came originally from Turkey: cf. F. Turquie Turkey. See {Turk}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any large American gallinaceous bird belonging to the genus {Meleagris} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turkey buzzard — noun a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States • Syn: ↑buzzard, ↑turkey vulture, ↑Cathartes aura • Hypernyms: ↑New World vulture, ↑cathartid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • turkey buzzard. — See turkey vulture. [1665 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • turkey buzzard — noun North American term for turkey vulture …   English new terms dictionary

  • turkey buzzard — /ˈtɜki bʌzəd/ (say terkee buzuhd) noun a vulture, Cathartes aura, common in South and Central America and the southern US, having a bare reddish head and a dark plumage. Also, turkey vulture …   Australian English dictionary

  • turkey buzzard. — See turkey vulture. [1665 75, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Operation Turkey Buzzard — / Beggar …   Wikipedia

  • Turkey — Tur key, n.; pl. {Turkeys}. [So called because it was formerly erroneously believed that it came originally from Turkey: cf. F. Turquie Turkey. See {Turk}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any large American gallinaceous bird belonging to the genus {Meleagris},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turkey beard — Turkey Tur key, n.; pl. {Turkeys}. [So called because it was formerly erroneously believed that it came originally from Turkey: cf. F. Turquie Turkey. See {Turk}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any large American gallinaceous bird belonging to the genus {Meleagris} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turkey berry — Turkey Tur key, n.; pl. {Turkeys}. [So called because it was formerly erroneously believed that it came originally from Turkey: cf. F. Turquie Turkey. See {Turk}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any large American gallinaceous bird belonging to the genus {Meleagris} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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