(also kori bustard)
A very large bustard with a crested head, native to sub-Saharan Africa.
- Ardeotis kori, family Otididae.
- The great bustard ranks alongside the kori bustard and mute swan as the world's heaviest flying birds.
- I confess to the herder that I don't really know what a houbara looks like, having only encountered the kori bustard of the savannah.
Early 19th century: from Setswana kgori.
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