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1. Any of various North American vultures, such as the turkey vulture.
2. Chiefly British A hawk of the genus Buteo, having broad wings and a broad tail.
3. An avaricious or otherwise unpleasant person.
[Middle English busard, hawk of the genus Buteo, from Old French, from Latin būteō.]
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1. (Animals) any diurnal bird of prey of the genus Buteo, typically having broad wings and tail and a soaring flight: family Accipitridae (hawks, etc). Compare honey buzzard, turkey buzzard
2. a mean or cantankerous person
[C13: from Old French buisard, variant of buison buzzard, from Latin būteō hawk, falcon]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. any of several broad-winged Old World hawks of the genus Buteo and allied genera, esp. B. buteo, of Eurasia.
2. any of several New World vultures, esp. the turkey vulture.
3. a cantankerous or grasping person.
[1250–1300; Middle English busard < Old French, variant of buisard, derivative of buis(on) buzzard (< Latin būteōnem, acc. of būteō; see buteo)]
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|Noun||1.||buzzard - a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States|
|2.||buzzard - the common European short-winged hawk|
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
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buzzard[ˈbʌzəd] N (Brit) → águila f ratonera (US) → buitre m, gallinazo m (LAm), zopilote m (CAm, Mex)
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buzzard[ˈbʌzərd] n → buse f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Bussard m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
buzzard[ˈbʌzəd] n → poiana
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