pin-tailed grouse

pin-tailed grouse
noun
sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers
Hypernyms: ↑sandgrouse, ↑sand grouse
Member Holonyms: ↑Pterocles, ↑genus Pterocles

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  • pin-tailed sandgrouse — noun sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers • Syn: ↑pin tailed grouse, ↑Pterocles alchata • Hypernyms: ↑sandgrouse, ↑sand grouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Pterocles, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin-tailed sand grouse — «PIHN TAYLD», a sand grouse of Asia, Africa, and southern Europe, having its central tail feathers elongated …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pin-tailed Sandgrouse — Taxobox name = Pin tailed Sandgrouse status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Pteroclididae genus = Pterocles species = P. alchata binomial = Pterocles alchata… …   Wikipedia

  • pin|tail — «PIHN TAYL», noun, plural tails or (collectively) tail. any one of various birds that have long feathers in the center of the tail, such as: a) the pintail duck. b) the ruddy duck. c) the sharp tailed grouse. d) the pin tailed sand grouse …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand grouse — noun pigeon like bird of arid regions of the Old World having long pointed wings and tail and precocial downy young • Syn: ↑sandgrouse • Hypernyms: ↑columbiform bird • Hyponyms: ↑painted sandgrouse, ↑Pterocles indicus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pintailed grouse — Pintail Pin tail , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A northern duck ({Dafila acuta}), native of both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail. Called also {gray duck}, {piketail}, {piket tail}, {spike tail}, {split tail}, {springtail}, {sea pheasant} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pterocles alchata — noun sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers • Syn: ↑pin tailed sandgrouse, ↑pin tailed grouse • Hypernyms: ↑sandgrouse, ↑sand grouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Pterocles, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sandgrouse — noun pigeon like bird of arid regions of the Old World having long pointed wings and tail and precocial downy young • Syn: ↑sand grouse • Hypernyms: ↑columbiform bird • Hyponyms: ↑painted sandgrouse, ↑Pterocles indicus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Pterocles — noun type genus of the Pteroclididae • Syn: ↑Pterocles • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteroclididae, ↑family Pteroclididae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pterocles — noun type genus of the Pteroclididae • Syn: ↑genus Pterocles • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteroclididae, ↑family Pteroclididae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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