Synonyms

1. button-quail

noun. small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains.

Synonyms

  • striped button quail
  • button quail
  • hemipode
  • bustard quail
  • wading bird
  • wader
  • Turnix sylvatica
  • Turnix

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Words that Rhyme with Bobwhite Quail

  • quesnell
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  • mcphail
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  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
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  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
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  • rafale

Example sentences of the word bobwhite-quail


1. Noun Phrase
The bobwhite quail, also known as the northern bobwhite, is the most common of the quails.

2. Noun Phrase
Georgia giant bobwhite quails do not hold up well in harsh and excessive winter conditions.

3. Noun Phrase
One of the most noticeable differences between male and female bobwhite quails is the coloring on their heads.

4. Noun Phrase
Georgia giant bobwhite quails are often interbred with regular bobwhite quails

2. bobwhite

noun. a popular North American game bird; named for its call.

Synonyms

  • partridge
  • Colinus virginianus
  • quail
  • northern bobwhite
  • genus Colinus
  • Colinus

3. quail

verb. ['ˈkweɪl'] draw back, as with fear or pain.

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • shrink
  • cringe
  • funk
  • flinch
  • squinch
  • wince
  • move
  • retract

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • quaille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quaille (Anglo-Norman)

4. quail

noun. ['ˈkweɪl'] small gallinaceous game birds.

Synonyms

  • bevy
  • partridge
  • phasianid
  • Lofortyx californicus
  • bobwhite
  • Old World quail
  • California quail

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • expand
  • straighten
  • elation

Etymology

  • quaille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quaille (Anglo-Norman)

5. quail

noun. ['ˈkweɪl'] flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised.

Antonyms

  • linger

Etymology

  • quaille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • quaille (Anglo-Norman)
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