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California condor

California condor

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

Definition of CALIFORNIA CONDOR

:  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 of CALIFORNIA CONDOR

California, state of United States
First Known Use: 1855

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