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BUSTARD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bustard mean? 

BUSTARD (noun)
  The noun BUSTARD has 1 sense:

1. large heavy-bodied chiefly terrestrial game bird capable of powerful swift flight; classified with wading birds but frequents grassy steppes

  Familiarity information: BUSTARD used as a noun is very rare.


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BUSTARD (noun)


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Meaning:

Large heavy-bodied chiefly terrestrial game bird capable of powerful swift flight; classified with wading birds but frequents grassy steppes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("bustard" is a kind of...):

wader; wading bird (any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "bustard"):

great bustard; Otis tarda (largest European land bird)

Choriotis australis; plain turkey (popular Australian game bird)

Holonyms ("bustard" is a member of...):

family Otididae; Otididae (bustards)


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