Con"dor (?), n. [Sp. condor, fr. Peruvian cuntur.] (Zoöl.)

A very large bird of the Vulture family (Sarcorhamphus gryphus), found in the most elevated parts of the Andes.

 

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Con"dor (kon"dor; in defs. 2 & 3, kOn"dOr), n.

1. (Zoöl.)

The California vulture. [Local, U. S.]

2.

A gold coin of Chile, bearing the figure of a condor, and equal to twenty pesos. It contains 10.98356 grams of gold, and is equivalent to about $7.29. Called also colon.

3.

A gold coin of Colombia equivalent to about $9.65. It is no longer coined.

 

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