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 for vulturine
From 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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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]

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