Definitions for bobwhiteˈbɒbˈʰwaɪt, -ˈwaɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)any of several small New World quails of the genus Colinus, esp. C. virginianus, having mottled plumage.
Origin of bobwhite:
1805–15, Amer.; imit. of its cry
bobwhite, bobwhite quail, partridge(noun)
a popular North American game bird; named for its call
Any one of four species of quail in the genus Colinus, of the bird family Odontophoridae, limited to the Americas.
the common quail of North America (Colinus, or Ortyx, Virginianus); -- so called from its note
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