bobwhite

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noun bob·white \ˈbäb-ˈhwīt, -ˈwīt\

Definition of bobwhite

  1. :  any of a genus (Colinus) of quail; especially :  a popular game bird (C. virginianus) of eastern and central North America having mottled chiefly reddish-brown plumage

Origin and Etymology of bobwhite

imitative


First Known Use: 1819


BOBWHITE Defined for Kids

bobwhite

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noun bob·white \bäb-ˈhwīt, -ˈwīt\

Definition of bobwhite for Students

  1. :  a North American quail with gray, white, and reddish brown coloring



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