condor: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kon'dur, -dôr), [key]
— n.
  1. either of two large, New World vultures of the family Cathartidae, Gymnogyps californianusor Vultur gryphusthe largest flying birds in the Western Hemisphere: the California condor is almost extinct; the Andean condor is greatly reduced in number and rare in many areas.
  2. a former coin of Chile equal to 10 pesos.
  3. a former coin of Ecuador equal to 10 sucres.
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