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Definition: Sarcorhamphus gryphus
(k[o^]n"d[o^]r; in defs. 2 & 3, k[-o]n"d[-o]r),
n. [Sp. condor, fr. Peruvian cuntur.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A very large bird of the Vulture family
), found in the most elevated
parts of the Andes.
2. (Zo["o]l.) The California vulture (Gymnogyps californianus
), also called California condor
Note: In the late 20th century it is classed as an endangered
species. The California condor used to number in the
thousands and ranged along the entire west coast of the
United States. By 1982 only 21 to 24 individuals could
be identified in the wild. A breeding program was
instituted, and by 1996 over 50 birds were alive in
captivity. As of 1997, fewer than ten of the bred birds
had been reintroduced into the wild.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
3. 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
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
4. A gold coin of Colombia equivalent to about $9.65. It is
no longer coined.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||