an Asian and European partridge (Alectoris chukar), with red bill and feet, chestnut-colored above and white or gray below: successfully introduced into W U.S.
Origin of chukarHindi cakor from Sanskrit cak?ra from Indo-European echoic base an unverified form k?u-, to scream from source howl
A Eurasian partridge (Alectoris chukar) with grayish-brown plumage and red legs and bill, introduced into western North America as a game bird.
Origin of chukarHindi cakor from Sanskrit cakorah
- A species of partridge native to central Asia. (Alectoris chukar)