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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.
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any of several ground-dwelling birds of the family Pteroclididae, akin to and resembling pigeons, that inhabit arid regions of Africa and Asia.
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|Noun||1.||sand grouse - 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
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