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chukar

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noun chu·kar \ˈchə-kər also chə-ˈkär\

Definition of chukar

  1. :  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 and Etymology of chukar

Hindi cakor & Urdu chakor


First Known Use: 1814


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