the normal quail of united states Colinus or Ortyx Virginianus so named from its note
- a favorite united states online game bird; called for the telephone call
- the normal quail of united states (Colinus, or Ortyx, Virginianus); -- so-called from its note.
North American partridge, 1819, so-called from the sound of the cry.
a little game bird of this partridge family that resembles a little, plump chicken. The flesh is white and delicately flavored. A lot of these birds tend to be raised on bird facilities today. Known also as "quail."
(n.) The most popular quail of united states (Colinus, or Ortyx, Virginianus); -- so called from its note.