noun con·dor \ˈkän-dər, -ˌdr\

: a very large black bird from South America or a related bird from North America

Full Definition of CONDOR

a :  a very large American vulture (Vultur gryphus) of the high Andes having the head and neck bare and the plumage dull black with a downy white neck ruff and white patches on the wings —called also Andean condor
b :  california condor
plural condors or con·do·res \kən-ˈdr-ˌās\ :  a coin (as the centesimo of Chile) bearing the picture of a condor

Origin of CONDOR

Spanish cóndor, from Quechua kuntur
First Known Use: 1604

Rhymes with CONDOR


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