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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: vultur

vulture

noun
     
vulture
Related topics: Birds
vul‧ture [countable]
1HBB a large bird that eats dead animals
2 someone who uses other people's problems and suffering for their own advantage - used to show disapproval:
He hadn't been dead five minutes before those vultures from the media were after his widow.

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