any of a genus (Francolinus, family Phasianidae) of African and Asian partridges
Origin of francolinFrench ; from Italian francolino
Any of various game birds of several genera in the family Phasianidae, especially Francolinus, found in Africa and Asia.
Origin of francolinFrench, from Italian francolino.
From French francolin, from Italian francolino, of unknown origin.