genus Cathartes


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Noun1.genus Cathartes - type genus of the Cathartidae: turkey vulturesgenus Cathartes - type genus of the Cathartidae: turkey vultures
bird genus - a genus of birds
Cathartidae, family Cathartidae - condors; turkey buzzards; king vultures
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