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Spanish Word of the Day: Buitre

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Léxico relacionado con las aves

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/22/2004
Word: Buitre
(BUI-tre) nombre masculino
English: vulture
Etymology: Del latín vultur
Meaning: 1. Ave rapaz diurna que vive en grupos y se alimenta principalmente de carroña.
2. Persona ambiciosa, avara o rapaz.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las aves

“Hasta el oscuro buitre agazapado de oscura pluma de rojizo reflejo. Bajaba sin término y sin sosiego"

Uslar Pietri, Simeón Calamaris