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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey;
- Example: "a predatory bird"
- Example: "the rapacious wolf"
- Example: "raptorial birds"
- Example: "ravening wolves"
- Example: "a vulturine taste for offal"
[syn: predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous]

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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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

vulturine adj 1: living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal" [syn: predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous]