Massena quail

noun Mas·se·na quail \məˈsēnə-\
variants: or

Massena partridge

Definition of Massena quail

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

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Origin and Etymology of massena quail

after André Masséna †1817 French marshal


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