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California condor

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noun Cal·i·for·nia condor \ˌka-lə-ˈfȯr-nyə-\

Definition of California condor

  1. :  a large nearly extinct vulture (Gymnogyps californianus) found most recently in the mountains of southern California that is related to the condor of South America



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Origin and Etymology of california condor

California, state of United States


First Known Use: 1855


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