Condor meaning

kŏn'dôr', -dər
Either of two New World vultures, Vultur gryphus of the Andes or Gymnogyps californianus, a nearly extinct vulture of the mountains of California, having a bare head and neck and dull black plumage containing variable amounts of white. With a wingspan of about 3 meters (10 feet), they are among the largest birds in the world.
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A gold coin of some South American countries bearing the figure of one of these vultures.
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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.
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A similar vulture (Gymnogyps californianus) of the mountains of S Calif.: it is an endangered species.
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Any of various South American coins stamped with the figure of a condor.
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A complex option spread that has two short options with different strike prices. The spread can be expensive to initiate because of the large number of contracts and resulting commissions.
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Either of two New World vultures, Vultur gryphus of the Andes or Gymnogyps californianus, a nearly extinct vulture of the mountains of California.
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A gold coin of some South American countries bearing the figure of one of these vultures.
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(golf) In golf, four under par (quadruple birdie, triple eagle, or double albatross)
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Origin of condor

  • Spanish cóndor from Quechua kuntur
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Quechua kuntur, through Spanish cóndor
    From Wiktionary