What does Condor mean?

Definitions for Condor
ˈkɒn dər, -dɔr; kənˈdɔr eɪscon·dor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. condornoun

    the largest flying birds in the western hemisphere


  1. condornoun

    Either of two New World vultures, Vultur gryphus of the Andes or Gymnogyps californianus, a nearly extinct vulture of the mountains of California.

  2. condornoun

    A gold coin of some South American countries bearing the figure of one of these vultures.

  3. condornoun

    An Argentinian short range ballistic missile.

  4. condornoun

    In golf, four under par (quadruple birdie, triple eagle, or double albatross)

  5. Etymology: From kuntur


  1. Condor

    Condor is the common name for two species of New World vultures, each in a monotypic genus. The name derives from the Quechua kuntur. They are the largest flying land birds in the Western Hemisphere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condornoun

    a very large bird of the Vulture family (Sarcorhamphus gryphus), found in the most elevated parts of the Andes

  2. Etymology: [Sp. condor, fr. Peruvian cuntur.]


  1. Condor

    Condor is the name for two species of New World vultures, each in a monotypic genus. They are the largest flying land birds in the Western Hemisphere. They are: ⁕The Andean Condor which inhabits the Andean mountains. ⁕The California Condor currently restricted to western coastal mountains of the United States and Mexico.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Condor

    kon′dor, n. a large vulture found among the Andes of South America. [Sp.,—Peruv. cuntur.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Condor is ranked #48800 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Condor surname appeared 432 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Condor.

    58.5% or 253 total occurrences were White.
    35.6% or 154 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.5% or 11 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.6% or 7 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Condor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Condor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Condor in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Corwin:

    It's not all that different to the American California condors. You know, the California condor just a few decades ago was reduced to being nearly extinct in the wild. Now [there are] around 500-plus wild condors, but it's a highly managed population. It requires a lot of micromanagement to ensure that they survive in the wild, and, this will likely be the same in Australia … because Australia is the poster child as the Tasmanian devil is the poster child for incredible natural wonder and shocking environmental catastrophe.

  2. Rob Dauster:

    The difference between him and some of the other wings that Villanova has produced in recent seasons is the physical tools, mikal Bridges is 6-6 with a 7-0 wingspan and can essentially play the point at times if needed. Justin Moore is 6-foor-4 without the benefit of Condor arms. Donte DiVincenzo is a freak athlete. He posted the highest max vertical at the combine in 2018. Justin Moore is not that level of athlete.

  3. Peter Altmaier:

    Condor is a profitable company and therefore our decision was based on economic factors, not on political criteria.

  4. Yves Rossy:

    We will be mosquitoes, flying with an eagle or a condor.

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