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Meaning of "vulturine" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VULTURINE

vulturine  [ˈvʌltʃəˌraɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VULTURINE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vulturine is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES VULTURINE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Vulturine

Vulturine may refer to: ▪ Vulturine Guineafowl, the largest and most spectacular of the guineafowl bird family ▪ Vulturine Parrot, a Neotropical parrot...

Definition of vulturine in the English dictionary

The definition of vulturine in the dictionary is of, relating to, or resembling a vulture. Other definition of vulturine is Also: vulturous. rapacious, predatory, or greedy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VULTURINE


acarine
ˈækəˌraɪn
anserine
ˈænsəˌraɪn
atherine
ˈæθəˌraɪn
azurine
ˈæzjʊəˌraɪn
catarrhine
ˈkætəˌraɪn
estuarine
ˈɛstjʊəˌraɪn
extrauterine
ˌɛkstrəˈjuːtəˌraɪn
leporine
ˈlɛpəˌraɪn
monorhine
ˈmɒnəˌraɪn
otarine
ˈəʊtəˌraɪn
passerine
ˈpæsəˌraɪn
piperine
ˈpɪpəˌraɪn
pulverine
ˈpʌlvəˌraɪn
riverine
ˈrɪvəˌraɪn
saccharine
ˈsækəˌraɪn
tichorrhine
ˈtaɪkəˌraɪn
Turnverein
ˈtɜːnvəˌraɪn
uterine
ˈjuːtəˌraɪn
viperine
ˈvaɪpəˌraɪn
vomerine
ˈvəʊməˌraɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VULTURINE

vulpecular
vulpicide
vulpine
vulpinism
vulpinite
vulsella
vulture
vulture-like
vulturish
vulturism
vulturous
vulva
vulvae
vulval
vulvar
vulvate
vulviform
vulvitis

WORDS THAT END LIKE VULTURINE

avanturine
aventurine
Catherine
daturine
dourine
figurine
Katherine
lemurine
marine
mercaptopurine
murine
neurine
paradoxurine
petaurine
purine
sciurine
tambourine
taurine
urine
xenurine

Synonyms and antonyms of vulturine in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «vulturine» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VULTURINE

Find out the translation of vulturine to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vulturine from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vulturine» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

的贪婪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vulturine
570 millions of speakers

English

vulturine
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

vulturine
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

vulturine
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ястребиный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vulturine
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শকুনিতুল্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vulturine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Vulturine
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vulturine
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

vulturine
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

vulturine
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vulturine
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vulturine
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிணந்தின்னிக் கருவாய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अवास्तव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

akbaba gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

da avvoltoio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Vulturine
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

яструбиний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vulturine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Vulturine
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gierig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vulturine
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vulturine
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vulturine

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VULTURINE»

The term «vulturine» is regularly used and occupies the 75.234 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VULTURINE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vulturine

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VULTURINE»

Discover the use of vulturine in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vulturine and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Vulturine Guineafowl
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum) is the largest extant guineafowl species. Systematically, Acryllium are only distantly related to other guineafowl genera.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century ...
vulturine the cere and toes are yellow, the eyes are umber -brown, and the beak Is hom-color. — Vulturine guinea-fowl, the naked-necked guinea-fowl, Acryllium mdturinum. This Is a remarkable form, with the head and upper part of the neck ...
William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith, 1914
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Vulturine Guineafowl
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum) is the largest extant guineafowl species. Systematically, Acryllium are only distantly related to other guineafowl genera.
Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe, Susan F. Henssonow, 2010
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century ...
vulturine the core and toes are yellow, the eyes are umber-brown, and the beak is horn~eo or.—Vu1turine guinea-fowl the naked-necked guinea-fowl, A Ilium vullun'nu'm. is is a remarkable form, with the end and upper part of the neck nearly ...
William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith, 1900
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: A Work of Universal ...
vulturine and the beak is horn-co or. -—Vulturlne guinea-fowl, the naked-necked guinea-fowl, Auyllium vulturinum. [his is a remarkable form, with the head and upper part 0! the neck nearly bare, like a vultui-e's, the lower neck, the Vulturine ...
William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith, 1895
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century ...
vulturine 0796 the cere and toes are yellow, the eyes are umber-brown, vnlturism (vul'tur-izm), n. [< Vulture + -ism.] and the beak is horn-color —Vulturine guinea- fowl, the yulturine character or quality ; rapacity. Car- naked-necked guinea-fowl,  ...
‎1911
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Pheasants, Partridges & Grouse: Including buttonquails, ...
Genus. ACRYLLIUM: Vulturine. Guineafowl. A monotypic genus containing a longnecked, longtailed, longlegged spotted guineafowl, remarkable foritsmetallic blueandwhite elongatedhacklesand plushlike cheek patches.
Phil McGowan, Steve Madge, 2010
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The Book of Poultry
But little is known of the habits of the Vulturine guinea fowls in their wild state, and only a few have been kept in confinement. Some kept by Homer Davenport, of New Jersey, became so tame that they would eat from his hand. They have been ...
Thomas Fletcher McGrew, 1921
9
The Book of Poultry: English fowls. French, Polish, and ...
VULTURINE GUINEA FOWL 67. Origin. — The Vulturine guinea fowl originated in Africa. It is the most beautiful of all the varieties that have been brought from that country. Guineas of this variety are rare, and but few have been brought to ...
Thomas Fletcher McGrew, 1912
10
Maring Hunters and Traders: Production and Exchange in the ...
a0ne saucepan. b0ne exchange each for 2 Saxony plumes + 4 Kingfisher skins; 1 Vulturine Parrot + 1 Superb B. of P.; 1 Vulturine Parrot + K60; 1 dancing wig + 6 packs beetle shards + K20; 3 exchanges for 1 Astrapia + K10; 2 exchanges for 1  ...
Christopher J. Healey, 1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VULTURINE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vulturine is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bianchi: Jaguars QB Blake Bortles must wake up his UCF echoes
If he struggles again after a subpar rookie season, the nattering nabobs of negativity will swoop down from their vulturine perches and rip him apart. cComments. «Orlando Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
Iron Team sconfitta pesante a Rionero: le vulturine vincono 7-2, non …
Pesante sconfitta per l'Iron Team Palermo in quel di Rionero, risultato finale di 7-2 per le vulturine del Rionero C5 di coach Angelo Viggiano,in una gara in cui le ... «Calcio a 5 Live, Feb 15»
3
Nightcrawler Slithers Its Way To Greatness
Every detail is marvelously orchestrated, every tilt of the head a necessary gesture and every line of dialogue flows with vulturine authenticity. Extremely ... «Bleeding Cool News, Nov 14»
4
Shakti Mills re-visited: Is it wrong to turn a rape survivor into a …
But trying to look for the human angle or find out what's in the police report does not have to be vulturine per se. In some ways what Sonia Khan has done is also ... «Firstpost, Aug 14»
5
Toulouse-Lautrec retrospective at the MoMA
He took note of the misshapen and decrepit men, the vulturine lurkers who scouted gaudily painted quarry. He immortalised the age of the great courtesans, the ... «Financial Times, Aug 14»
6
Robber flies only prey on insects
It has taken me quite a few years to get used to a close association with these flies — they are large, have a disconcerting vulturine appearance and many have ... «York County Coast Star, Jul 14»
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Theater Review: "Tryst" at Palm Beach Dramaworks
... (Claire Brownell) is a lonely spinster and milliner, the very picture of fretful, innocent naivety, while Ballard's George is the very picture of vulturine avarice. «Boca Raton, May 14»
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The Rape of Black Boys
Because innocence, because children, because vulturine behavior, because sexual assault. Let's ensure that our sons receive the same protection that our ... «EBONY.com, May 14»
9
Correctional Officers – Working with Fear
Seeing how fear impacts our practical ability to work day in and out in such a vulturine setting we must see or manage to find ways to control or fear around us so ... «Corrections.com, Aug 13»
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Swan Lake Reloaded, London Coliseum - dance review
The second is that the conceit is actually very clever: instead of the sorcerer having mystical control over the flock of swan maidens, this rangy, vulturine Rothbart ... «Evening Standard, Aug 13»

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