adjective see vulture

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  • Vulturish — Vul tur*ish, a. Vulturous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulturish — index predatory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vulturish — vul·tur·ish …   English syllables

  • vulturish — ˈvəlchərish, rēsh adjective : vulturous …   Useful english dictionary

  • vulture — noun Etymology: Middle English vultur, from Anglo French, from Latin Date: 14th century 1. any of various large birds (families Accipitridae and Cathartidae) that are related to the hawks, eagles, and falcons but have weaker claws and the head… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • magpie goose — a black and white gooselike bird, Anseranas semipalmatus, of Australia, believed to be the most primitive waterfowl in existence. [1895 1900] * * * ▪ bird also called  pied goose  or  semipalmated goose        large unusual waterfowl of Australia …   Universalium

  • husbandman — noun a person who raises crops and tends animals; a farmer Valiant Wisdom tilling and draining; escorted by owl eyed Pedantry, by owlish and vulturish and many other forms of Folly; the valiant husbandman assiduously tilling; the blind greedy… …   Wiktionary

  • predatory — pred·a·to·ry / pre də ˌtōr ē/ adj: inclined or intended to injure competitors by unfair means subject to antitrust liability for predatory conduct National Law Journal predatory bidding Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • vulture — [ vʌltʃə] noun 1》 a large bird of prey feeding chiefly on carrion, with the head and neck more or less bare of feathers. [Several species in the families Accipitridae (Old World) and Cathartidae (New World).] 2》 a contemptible person who preys on …   English new terms dictionary

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