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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 buz·zard /ˈbʌzɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Buz·zard n.
 1. Zool. A bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus Buteo and related genera.
 Note:The Buteo vulgaris is the common buzzard of Europe. The American species (of which the most common are Buteo borealis, Buteo Pennsylvanicus, and Buteo lineatus) are usually called hen hawks. -- The rough-legged buzzard, or bee hawk, of Europe (Pernis apivorus) feeds on bees and their larvæ, with other insects, and reptiles. -- The moor buzzard of Europe is Circus æruginosus. See Turkey buzzard, and Carrion buzzard.
 Bald buzzard, the fishhawk or osprey. See Fishhawk.
 2. A blockhead; a dunce.
    It is common, to a proverb, to call one who can not be taught, or who continues obstinately ignorant, a buzzard.   --Goldsmith.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Buz·zard, a. Senseless; stupid. [R. & Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: common in South America and Central America and southern
           United States [syn: turkey buzzard, turkey vulture,
           Cathartes aura]
      2: the common European short-winged hawk [syn: Buteo buteo]