Definition of Cream-colored courser

1. Noun. Courser of desert and semidesert regions of the Old World.

Exact synonyms: Cursorius Cursor
Generic synonyms: Courser
Group relationships: Cursorius, Genus Cursorius



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cream-colored Courser

creaght
creaghts
creak
creaked
creakier
creakiest
creakily
creakiness
creakinesses
creaking
creakingly
creakings
creaks
creaky
cream-colored courser (current term)
cream-of-tartar tree
cream cake
cream cakes
cream cheese
cream corn
cream cracker
cream crackered
cream of tartar
cream of the crop
cream off
cream pie
cream pies
cream pitcher

Literary usage of Cream-colored courser

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1. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"A cream-colored courser had used to visit this hill, a bird so rare that not more than a dozen have ever been seen in England; but a barbarian rested ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The best-known is the cream-colored courser (Cursorius gallicus), common on arid plains from the western Sahara to northern India. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"One of the best-known species is the cream-colored courser, or swift-foot (C. gallicus), found almost exclusively in the East, although it has been seen as ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
"... and the identification of those of birds such as the desert partridge or of the cream-colored courser is a happy exercise for one's ingenuity. ..."

5. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"A cream-colored courser had used to visit this hill, a bird so rare that not more than a dozen have ever been seen in England; but a barbarian rested ..."

6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The best-known is the cream-colored courser (Cursorius gallicus), common on arid plains from the western Sahara to northern India. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"One of the best-known species is the cream-colored courser, or swift-foot (C. gallicus), found almost exclusively in the East, although it has been seen as ..."

8. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
"... and the identification of those of birds such as the desert partridge or of the cream-colored courser is a happy exercise for one's ingenuity. ..."

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