Variant of condor
- a very large vulture (Vultur gryphus) of the South American Andes, with black plumage, bare head and neck, and a ruff of downy white feathers at the base of the neck
- a similar vulture (Gymnogyps californianus) of the mountains of S Calif.: it is an endangered species
- pl. condores any of various South American coins stamped with the figure of a condor
Origin: Spanish cóndor ; from Quechuan cuntur
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