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sandgrousealso sand grouse (sănd′grous′)
Any of various ground-feeding birds of the family Pteroclididae, of arid and semiarid regions of Eurasia and Africa.
(Animals) any bird of the family Pteroclididae, of dry regions of the Old World, having very short feet, a short bill, and long pointed wings and tail: order Columbiformes
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|Noun||1.||sandgrouse - pigeon-like bird of arid regions of the Old World having long pointed wings and tail and precocial downy young|
columbiform bird - a cosmopolitan order of land birds having small heads and short legs with four unwebbed toes
pin-tailed grouse, pin-tailed sandgrouse, Pterocles alchata - sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers