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 for bobwhite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bobwhite \Bob"white`\, n. (Zool.)
     The common quail of North America ({Colinus, or Ortyx,
     Virginianus); -- so called from its note.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a popular North American game bird; named for its call
           [syn: bobwhite, bobwhite quail, partridge]

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