Definition of turkey buzzard in English:

turkey buzzard

noun

  • North American term for turkey vulture
    • ‘I seem to recall a pair of turkey buzzards who occasionally appeared in early Warner Bros cartoons.’
    • ‘A turkey buzzard crashed through my front right windshield when I was flying a light multi-engine airplane in Baja, Calif.’
    • ‘I caught something out the corner of my eye and glanced up to see the silhouettes of two large turkey buzzards rise out of the tree line at 1 o'clock high, about 15 feet above us.’
    • ‘A light onshore breeze ruffled the surface of the bay, a few feet away I watched a turkey buzzard or vulture fly by.’
    • ‘The turkey buzzards will have lots of company this weekend.’