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turkey buzzard

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Definition of turkey buzzard in English:

noun

North American term for turkey vulture.
Example sentences
  • A turkey buzzard crashed through my front right windshield when I was flying a light multi-engine airplane in Baja, Calif.
  • A light onshore breeze ruffled the surface of the bay, a few feet away I watched a turkey buzzard or vulture fly by.
  • The turkey buzzards will have lots of company this weekend.

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