See under (def 1).
either of two large, New World vultures of the family Cathartidae, Gymnogyps californianus (California condor) or Vultur gryphus (Andean condor) the largest flying birds in the Western Hemisphere: the California condor is almost extinct; the Andean condor is greatly reduced in number and rare in many areas.
a former coin of Chile equal to 10 pesos.
a former coin of Ecuador equal to 10 sucres.
either of two very large rare New World vultures, Vultur gryphus (Andean condor), which has black plumage with white around the neck, and Gymnogyps californianus (California condor), which is similar but nearly extinct
c.1600, from American Spanish, from Quechua cuntur, the native name for the bird.
- Andean deer
. a yellowish-brown deer of the genus Hippocamelus, of South America: the two species are endangered.
a city in central Belgium, near Brussels. Historical Examples This story is the subject of an ancient and very beautiful wall painting in the upper church at Anderlecht. The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith There was one, for instance, about Guy, the poor man of Anderlecht. The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson That was pulled […]
Anders Jonas [an-derz joh-nuh s;; Swedish ahn-duh rs-yoo-nahs] /ˈæn dərz ˈdʒoʊ nəs;; Swedish ˈɑn dərsˈyu nɑs/ (Show IPA), 1814–74, Swedish astronomer and physicist. noun Anders Jonas (ˈandərs ˈjuːnas). 1814–74, Swedish physicist, noted for his work on spectroscopy and solar physics Ångström (āng’strəm) Swedish physicist and astronomer who pioneered the use of the spectroscope in the […]
Anders [ahn-ders] /ˈɑn dərs/ (Show IPA), 1701–44, Swedish astronomer who devised the Celsius temperature scale. Also, Centigrade. pertaining to or noting a temperature scale (Celsius scale) in which 0° represents the ice point and 100° the steam point. Symbol: C. Thermodynamics. of or relating to a temperature scale having the same units as the Celsius […]