See under condor (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
a cold current originating in the northern part of the Pacific Ocean, flowing SE along the coast of W North America.
a tall fan palm, Washingtonia filifera, of California, having a shaggy skirt of withered leaves near the top of the trunk.
fuchsia (def 2). a plant belonging to the genus Fuchsia, of the evening primrose family, including many varieties cultivated for their handsome drooping flowers. Also called California fuchsia. a nonwoody shrub, Zauschneria californica, having large crimson flowers. a bright, purplish-red color. of the color fuchsia: a fuchsia dress. noun any onagraceous shrub of the mostly […]
an evergreen fern, Pityrogramma triangularis, growing from British Columbia to California, having the underside of the leaves covered with a deep yellow, powderlike substance.