game bird

(redirected from Game (food))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

game bird

n.
A bird, such as a pheasant or grouse, that is widely hunted for sport.

game bird

n
(Hunting) a bird of any species hunted as game

game′ bird`


n.
any bird hunted chiefly for sport, as a quail or pheasant, esp. such a bird protected by game laws.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.game bird - any bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sportgame bird - any bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport
gallinacean, gallinaceous bird - heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
phasianid - a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae
tinamou, partridge - heavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds
game - animal hunted for food or sport
grouse - flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
quail - flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
pheasant - flesh of a pheasant; usually braised
Translations

game bird

nuccello da cacciagione