a partridge, Alectoris chukar, of Asia and the Middle East, introduced into North America as a game bird.
- Also called chukar partridge.
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How to use chukar in a sentence
Nicknamed the “devil bird,” the chukar is not for the fair-weather hunter.
Having chased chukar in Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada, Hardinge warned that first-timers should get in shape before doing so.
British Dictionary definitions for chukar
a common Indian partridge, Alectoris chukar (or graeca), having red legs and bill and a black-barred sandy plumage
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