bustard

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bustarde, from an Anglo-Norman blend of Old French bistarde and oustarde, both from Latin avis tarda (slow bird), which is actually contradictory as bustards are fast runners.

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bustard (plural bustards)

  1. Any of several large terrestrial birds of the family Otididae that inhabit dry open country and steppes in the Old World.

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English bustard, from Old French bistarde.

NounEdit

bustard m (genitive singular bustaird, nominative plural bustaird)

  1. bustard

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bustard bhustard mbustard
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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