Definition of Sandgrouse

1. Noun. Pigeon-like bird of arid regions of the Old World having long pointed wings and tail and precocial downy young.




Definition of Sandgrouse

1. Noun. Any of several species of birds in the family Pteroclididae. ¹

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Definition of Sandgrouse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sandgrouse

sandfish
sandfishes
sandflea
sandfleas
sandflies
sandfly
sandfly fever
sandfly fever group viruses
sandfly fever viruses
sandgroper
sandgropers
sandgrounder
sandgrounders
sandgrouse (current term)
sandgrouses
sandheap
sandheaps
sandhi
sandhill
sandhill-crane
sandhill crane
sandhill cranes
sandhiller
sandhillers
sandhills
sandhis
sandhoff disease
sandhog

Literary usage of Sandgrouse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1891)
"Curiously enough, no sandgrouse came to this pool at evening, although we had seen them at other waters at about sundown ; but, on the two following ..."

2. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1891)
"Curiously enough, no sandgrouse came to this pool at evening, although we had seen them at other waters at about sundown; but, on the two following mornings ..."

3. Gun and Camera in Southern Africa: A Year of Wanderings in Bechuanaland, the by Henry Anderson Bryden (1893)
"It is worthy of note that this species drink only in the evening ; the Namaqua sandgrouse between eight and ten in the morning, and sometimes in the ..."

4. Gun and Camera in Southern Africa: A Year of Wanderings in Bechuanaland, the by Henry Anderson Bryden (1893)
"It is worthy of note that this species drink only in the evening ; the Namaqua sandgrouse between eight and ten in the morning, and sometimes in the ..."

5. The Great Sahara: Wanderings South of the Atlas Mountains by Henry Baker Tristram (1860)
"In the pursuit of the sandgrouse no such dallying is allowed as with the bustard. ... The flight of the sandgrouse resembles that of the golden plover, ..."

6. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Unusual abundance of sandgrouse at Deere. Bombay, J. Nat. Hist. ... sandgrouse in Northern Occurrence of the red- breasted merganser ..."

7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1891)
"Curiously enough, no sandgrouse came to this pool at evening, although we had seen them at other waters at about sundown ; but, on the two following ..."

8. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1891)
"Curiously enough, no sandgrouse came to this pool at evening, although we had seen them at other waters at about sundown; but, on the two following mornings ..."

9. Gun and Camera in Southern Africa: A Year of Wanderings in Bechuanaland, the by Henry Anderson Bryden (1893)
"It is worthy of note that this species drink only in the evening ; the Namaqua sandgrouse between eight and ten in the morning, and sometimes in the ..."

10. Gun and Camera in Southern Africa: A Year of Wanderings in Bechuanaland, the by Henry Anderson Bryden (1893)
"It is worthy of note that this species drink only in the evening ; the Namaqua sandgrouse between eight and ten in the morning, and sometimes in the ..."

11. The Great Sahara: Wanderings South of the Atlas Mountains by Henry Baker Tristram (1860)
"In the pursuit of the sandgrouse no such dallying is allowed as with the bustard. ... The flight of the sandgrouse resembles that of the golden plover, ..."

12. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Unusual abundance of sandgrouse at Deere. Bombay, J. Nat. Hist. ... sandgrouse in Northern Occurrence of the red- breasted merganser ..."

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