chukar

[chuh-kahr]

Origin of chukar

< Hindi cakor < Sanskrit cakora
Also called chukar partridge.
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British Dictionary definitions for chukar

chukar

noun
  1. a common Indian partridge, Alectoris chukar (or graeca), having red legs and bill and a black-barred sandy plumage

Word Origin for chukar

from Hindi cakor, from Sanskrit cakora, probably of imitative origin
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