[ chuh-kahr ]
/ tʃʌˈkɑr /
Save This Word!
a partridge, Alectoris chukar, of Asia and the Near East, introduced into North America as a game bird.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!
Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?
Also called chukar partridge.
Origin of chukar
<Hindi cakor<Sanskrit cakora
Words nearby chukar
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
British Dictionary definitions for chukar
/ (tʃʌˈkɑː) /
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012