chukar [chuh-kahr] Word Origin noun
- a partridge, Alectoris chukar, of Asia and the Near East, introduced into North America as a game bird.
Origin of chukar Hindi cakor Sanskrit cakora Also called chukar partridge. British Dictionary definitions for chukar chukar noun
- a common Indian partridge, Alectoris chukar (or graeca), having red legs and bill and a black-barred sandy plumage
Word Origin for chukar from Hindi cakor, from Sanskrit cakora, probably of imitative origin