noun. a popular North American game bird; named for its call.
- Colinus virginianus
- northern bobwhite
- genus Colinus
Sentences with bobwhite
A draft can kill the bobwhite quail chicks, so make sure there are no possible drafts near the brooder by placing it away from windows and doors.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Male and female bobwhite quail get together at the beginning of breeding season, anywhere from early May through the end of September.