From Lat. vultur 'vulture', further etymology uncertain. "Could belong to vellō, as 'the tearing bird': vellere v. ‘to pull out’ < PItal. *weln-e/o-, wel- < PIE. *ul-n(e)-h₃-, *uelh₃- v. 'to strike'." (MDV)
Michiel de Vaan. Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill. Brill Online.
DEX online (2004-2015). Dicționare ale limbii române. https://dexonline.ro/
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
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