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A Eurasian partridge (Alectoris chukar) with grayish-brown plumage and red legs and bill, introduced into western North America as a game bird.

[Hindi cakor, from Sanskrit cakoraḥ.]


(Animals) a common Indian partridge, Alectoris chukar (or graeca), having red legs and bill and a black-barred sandy plumage
[from Hindi cakor, from Sanskrit cakora, probably of imitative origin]



a gray Eurasian partridge, Alectoris chukar, established in W North America.
[< Hindi cakor; compare Skt cakora]
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The chukor partridge (Alectoris graeca) in the Middle East with observations on its adaptability to conditions in the southwestern United States.
Besides the palace, other structures within the palace grounds include a temple (Linga Lhakhang), an ancient red stupa (Choeten Maap) and five chukor manis, religious structures that house large Buddhist prayer wheels.
The five chukor manis that house prayer wheels powered by water are located on the eastern side of the palace facing the river just off the former national highway.
No two animals were exactly alike, though unmistakable as hare or wild goat or chukor, as bharal or marmot, a wild profusion of them.
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