Origin of condor
Examples from the Web for condor
Was Mrs. Condor indulging a mere whim or was a subtle revenge back of her latest move?The Blood Red Dawn|Charles Caldwell Dobie
At length everything is ready, and the Condor only awaits her passengers.The Flag of Distress|Mayne Reid
The captain of the Condor says we were to blame; and our first mate says their men were to blame.Frank Oldfield|T.P. Wilson
Birds of prey are represented by the condor, vulture, two species of the carrion-hawk (Polyborus), and owl.
The giant vulture—the condor, wheels above all, or perches on the jutting rock.The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for condor
Word Origin for condor
Word Origin and History for condor
c.1600, from American Spanish, from Quechua cuntur, the native name for the bird.