Otis tarda
bustard us"tard (b[u^]s"t[~e]rd), n. [OF. & Prov. F. bistarde, F. outarde, from L. avis tarda, lit., slow bird. --Plin. 10, 22; ``proxim[ae] iis sunt, quas Hispania aves tardas appellat, Gr[ae]cia 'wti`das.''] (Zo["o]l.) A bird of the genus {Otis}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The great or {bearded bustard} ({Otis tarda}) is the largest game bird in Europe. It inhabits the temperate regions of Europe and Asia, and was formerly common in Great Britain. The {little bustard} ({Otis tetrax}) inhabits eastern Europe and Morocco. Many other species are known in Asia and Africa. [1913 Webster]


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