Massena quail


Mas·​se·​na quail
variants or Massena partridge
: any of several varieties of a crested quail (Cyrtonyx montezumæ) ranging from southern Arizona to Guatemala

Word History


after André Masséna †1817 French marshal

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“Massena quail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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