vulturine


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vulturine \Vul"tur*ine\ (?; 277), a. [L. vulturinus.]
   Of or pertaining to a vulture; resembling a vulture in
   qualities or looks; as, the vulturine sea eagle ({Gypohierax
   Angolensis}); vulturine rapacity.
   [1913 Webster]

         The vulturine nose, which smells nothing but
         corruption, is no credit to its possessor. --C.
                                                  Kingsley.
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