Gymnogyps

noun
Gym·​no·​gyps | \ ˈjimnəˌjips \

Definition of Gymnogyps

: a genus of very large dark carrion-eating birds (family Cathartidae) containing solely the California condor

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History and Etymology for Gymnogyps

New Latin, from gymn- + Greek gyps vulture

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“Gymnogyps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gymnogyps. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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