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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Type genus of the sandgrouses.

Usage examples (20)
  • Pterocles, found in arenaceous limestone (Durand).
  • “Katá” = Pterocles Alchata, the well-known sand-grouse of the desert.
  • We observed on the way a new Pterocles, and passed an old tope situated on a low ridge.
  • The pin-tailed sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata) is common on the adjacent plains and visits the river in large numbers to drink. for more
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