bustard

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noun bus·tard \ˈbəs-tərd\

Definition of bustard

  1. :  any of a family (Otididae) of large chiefly terrestrial Old World and Australian game birds

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Origin and Etymology of bustard

Middle English, modification of Middle French bistarde, from Old Italian bistarda, from Latin avis tarda, literally, slow bird


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