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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Condor  \Con"dor\  (k[o^]n"d[o^]r;  in  defs.  2  &  3,  k[-o]n"d[-o]r), 
  n. 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Condor  \Con"dor\,  n.  [Sp.  condor,  fr  Peruvian  cuntur.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  very  large  bird  of  the  Vulture  family  ({Sarcorhamphus 
  gryphus}),  found  in  the  most  elevated  parts  of  the  Andes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  condor 
  n  :  largest  flying  birds  in  the  western  hemisphere 




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