condor

noun con·dor \ ˈkän-dər , -ˌdȯr \

Definition of condor

1 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
2 plural condors or condores play \kən-ˈdȯr-ˌās\ :a coin (such as the centesimo of Chile) bearing the picture of a condor

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Origin and Etymology of condor

Spanish cóndor, from Quechua kuntur


CONDOR Defined for English Language Learners

condor

noun

Definition of condor for English Language Learners

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


CONDOR Defined for Kids

condor

noun con·dor \ ˈkän-dər , -ˌdȯr \

Definition of condor for Students

:a very large American vulture having a bare head and neck and a frill of feathers on the neck


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