Origin of tinamou
Examples from the Web for tinamou
He was galloping over the pampas, with a very violent wind blowing in his face, when a Tinamou started up before his horse.
The martinette (tinamou), a sort of intermediary between the partridge and the pheasant, is the best of the Pampas game.South America To-day|Georges Clemenceau
When surprised on the open ground the Ypecaha lies close, like a Tinamou, refusing to rise until almost trodden upon.
Another bird sure to interest the sportsman is the Patagonian prairie chicken known as the tinamou.The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn|John R. Spears