ortygan

noun
or·​ty·​gan | \ ˈȯ(r)tə̇gən \
plural -s

Definition of ortygan

: one of several East Indian birds of the genus Turnix

History and Etymology for ortygan

Greek ortyg-, ortyx quail + English -an

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“Ortygan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ortygan. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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