Definition of bobwhite
: 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
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Guinea pigs and a mouse were taken to a rescue center in El Cerrito while a bobwhite quail and a parakeet went to a bird rescuer, Talcott-Travis said.
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Origin and Etymology of bobwhite
First Known Use: 1819See Words from the same year
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Definition of bobwhite for Students
: a North American quail with gray, white, and reddish brown coloring
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