chukar

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chu·kar

noun \ˈchə-kər also chə-ˈkär\

Definition of CHUKAR

:  a grayish-brown Eurasian partridge (Alectoris chukar) introduced as a game bird into arid mountainous regions of the western United States —called also chukar partridge

Origin of CHUKAR

Hindi cakor & Urdu chakor
First Known Use: 1814

chukar

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Popular small game bird (Alectoris chukar), a species of partridge. Stocked in many countries, it is native from southeastern Europe to India and Manchuria. It has a brown back with strongly barred sides and a black-outlined whitish throat.

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