- n Sarcorhamphus usually containing only the king vulture
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.