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Name Derivations
Grouse and Quails of North America, by Paul A. Johnsgard
  • Paul A. Johnsgard, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Date of this Version
5-8-1973
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Comments
From Grouse and Quails of North America, by Paul A. Johnsgard (Lincoln, NE, 1973 & 2008). Electronic edition copyright © 2008 Paul A. Johnsgard.
Abstract

From: Alectoris—from Latin alector (Greek alectryon): cock ...
through:
Tympanuchus—from Greek tympanon: a drum

Citation Information
Paul A. Johnsgard. "Name Derivations" (1973)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/paul_johnsgard/10/