The Caribbean Dictionary

jankro
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Noun
Turkey vulture or black vulture. A large carrion feeding bird of prey with a turkey-like bald red or black head.
Synonyms
cobo, john crow, jranko
Tags
animal, bird
Pictures
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heretic Mar 10, 2008
I find it quite interesting that Belizeans say 'jankro' too.
AKKS Mar 10, 2008
Yup, I had to link like 35 words Jamaicans and Belizeans say the same. We are real similar, yet still very different.
admin Mar 10, 2008
Thanks a lot for your contributions. We really appreciate it. If you dont mind me asking, how did you find out about Wiwords?
AKKS Mar 11, 2008
I can't even remember, honestly
antonym Mar 26, 2008
How dis jankro no have peel out head? Mine a bogus jankro unno use a picture eno!
heretic Mar 26, 2008
yu bline?
LoveTheVoiceWithin Feb 23, 2011
sexy jankro, spread 'em wings lol XDi wonder what other Caribbean nations say Jankro ;)
dede1012 Mar 18, 2014
A fe mi ex-husband!
Beny Wilson Jun 04, 2015
Hola
I am from Panama and in the Caribbean side of the country the english speaking communities also call the vultures "YanKro" suposedly as a corruption of "Giant Crow"
I am amazed of how little I knew about caribbean cultures! Thanks a lot for the blog!!!
candy Oct 27, 2015
Jankro is usually always seen in belize
Noel Sep 21, 2018
Jankro is also a name of a god given by some Nigerians to their unseen cult god, this confraternity in Nigeria is represented by a merciless vulture and that must be ''Jankro''
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