• WordNet 3.6
    • n Sarcorhamphus usually containing only the king vulture
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sarcorhamphus An American genus of Cathartidæ, having fleshy caruncles on the bill; the condors and king-vultures. S. gryphus is the Andean condor; S. papa is the king-vulture. The Californian condor, formerly included in this genus, is now placed in Pseudogryphus. See cuts under condor and king-vulture.
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