Definition of chukar in English:

chukar

Line breaks: chu¦kar
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃʊkɑː
 
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(also chukor or chukar partridge)

noun

  • A Eurasian partridge similar to the red-legged partridge, but with a clucking call like a domestic hen.
    • Genus Alectoris, family Phasianidae: two species
    More example sentences
    • The Stoney Brook Preserve is an intensely managed, multi-habitat property with lodgings that offers deer, pheasant, dove, chukar, Hungarian partridge, duck, bass and trout fishing.
    • Higher up, grasslands are home to burrowing owls, chukars, and peregrine and prairie falcons.
    • Designed to bring women of varying skill levels together in the field, the Women on Target program has organized a variety of women-only hunts for 2002, including pursuing turkey, antelope, ducks, pheasants, chukars and whitetail deer.

Origin

early 19th century: from Sanskrit cakora.

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