genus Pterocles

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Noun1.genus Pterocles - type genus of the Pteroclididaegenus Pterocles - type genus of the Pteroclididae  
bird genus - a genus of birds
painted sandgrouse, Pterocles indicus - sandgrouse of India
pin-tailed grouse, pin-tailed sandgrouse, Pterocles alchata - sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers