Gymnogyps

noun

Gym·​no·​gyps
ˈjimnəˌjips
: a genus of very large dark carrion-eating birds (family Cathartidae) containing solely the California condor

Word History

Etymology

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 14 Jul. 2024.

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