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[bob-hwahyt, -wahyt] /ˈbɒbˈʰwaɪt, -ˈwaɪt/
any of several American quail of the genus Colinus, especially C. virginianus (northern bobwhite) having mottled reddish-brown, black, and white plumage.
a brown North American quail, Colinus virginianus, the male of which has white markings on the head: a popular game bird

North American partridge, 1819, so called from the sound of its cry.


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