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ˈbʌz ərdbuz·zard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buzzard, turkey buzzard, turkey vulture, Cathartes auranoun

    a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States

  2. buzzard, Buteo buteonoun

    the common European short-winged hawk


  1. buzzardnoun

    Any of several Old-World birds of prey with broad wings and a broad tail.

    Etymology: From busart, possibly from buteon.

  2. buzzardnoun

    In North America, a general term for scavenging birds such as the American black vulture, also called American black buzzard (Coragyps atratus), and the turkey vulture (Cathartes aura).

    Etymology: From busart, possibly from buteon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buzzardnoun

    a bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus Buteo and related genera

  2. Buzzardnoun

    a blockhead; a dunce

  3. Buzzardadjective

    senseless; stupid


  1. Buzzard

    A buzzard is one of several large birds, but there are a number of meanings as detailed below.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Buzzard

    buz′ard, n. a bird of prey of the falcon family: a blockhead: a name for some night moths and cockchafers.—n. Buzz′ard-clock, a cockchafer, the dor. [Fr. busard; prob. from L. buteo, a kind of falcon.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buzzard in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buzzard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of buzzard in a Sentence

  1. Jack Duff:

    Our coal industry is going down, one thing I've learned - and I am a old decrepit buzzard - is you've got to keep moving forward. Our people have to adapt.

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. proprietary
    • B. eloquent
    • C. extroversive
    • D. appellative

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