Dictionary.com

chukar

[ chuh-kahr ]
/ tʃʌˈkɑr /
Save This Word!

noun
a partridge, Alectoris chukar, of Asia and the Near East, introduced into North America as a game bird.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also called chukar partridge.

Origin of chukar

<Hindi cakor<Sanskrit cakora
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use chukar in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for chukar

chukar
/ (tʃʌˈkɑː) /

noun
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
FEEDBACK