Houbara definition

ho͝o-bärə
Either of two large bustards, Chlamydotis undulata of southwest Asia or C. macqueenii of North Africa and the Canary Islands, having a brown and white body and black and white plumes visible on the head and throat during the courtship display.
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Origin of houbara

  • Arabic ḥubārā Persian ḥōbara

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition