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Definition of Vulture


  1. Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to Vultur, Cathartes, Catharista, and various other genera of the family Vulturidae.

Vulture Quotations

It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.
Jean-Paul Sartre

It seems that it had been destined before that I should occupy myself so thoroughly with the vulture, for it comes to my mind as a very early memory, when I was still in the cradle, a vulture came down to me, he opened my mouth with his tail and struck me a few times with his tail against my lips.
Leonardo da Vinci

The one term I don't like to be called is a 'vulture.' Because to me, a vulture is a kind of asset-stripper that eats dead flesh off the bones of a dead creature. Our bird should be the phoenix, the bird that reinvents itself, recreates itself from its ashes. And that's much closer to what it is that we really do.
Wilbur Ross

Don't play dead with a vulture. That's exactly what they want.
Kevin Nealon

I'm a culture vulture, and I just want to experience it all.
Debbie Harry
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Vulture Translations

vulture in Afrikaans is gier
vulture in Dutch is aasgier
vulture in French is vautour
vulture in German is Geier
vulture in Italian is avvoltoio
vulture in Spanish is buitre
vulture in Swedish is gam
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