francolin


fran·co·lin

noun \ˈfraŋ-k(ə-)lən\

Definition of FRANCOLIN

:  any of a genus (Francolinus) of partridges of chiefly southern Asia and Africa

Origin of FRANCOLIN

French, from Italian francolino
First Known Use: 1653

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