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|Noun||1.||cathartid - large birds of prey superficially similar to Old World vultures|
vulture - any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion
buzzard, Cathartes aura, turkey buzzard, turkey vulture - a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States
condor - the largest flying birds in the western hemisphere