Massena quail

Mas·​se·​na quail | \ məˈsēnə- \
variants: or Massena partridge

Definition of Massena quail

: any of several varieties of a crested quail (Cyrtonyx montezumæ) ranging from southern Arizona to Guatemala

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History and Etymology for Massena quail

after André Masséna †1817 French marshal

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“Massena quail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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