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houbara

[hoo-bahr-uh] /huˈbɑr ə/
noun
1.
a bustard, Chlamydotis undulata, of northern Africa and western Asia, having long black and white plumes on each side of the neck.
Origin of houbara
1820-1830
1820-30; < Arabic hubārā
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  • It is rather less than the tghdr (houbara)1802; the cocks back is like the tghdrs, and its breast is black.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

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