Definition of cinereous vulture in English:

cinereous vulture

Syllabification: ci·ne·re·ous vul·ture


  • another term for black vulture ( sense 2).
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    • The cinereous vulture soars all day on warm air currents in search of food, primarily animal carcasses.
    • The cinereous vulture breeds mostly in high mountains and large forests, in loose colonies or solitarily.
    • Smaller birds defer to cinereous vultures when they arrive at a carcass - the big birds get first pickings.

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