Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An Indian bustard (Otis aurita).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An Indian bustard (Otis aurita). The Bengal floriken is Sypheotides Bengalensis.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mr.R. Thompson it is flown at kites and antelope: in Sind it is used upon night-heron (nyctardea nycticorax), floriken or Hobara

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • According to Mr.R. Thompson it is flown at kites and antelope: in Sind it is used upon night-heron (nyctardea nycticorax), floriken or Hobara (Otis aurita), quail, partridge, curlew and sometimes hare: it gives excellent sport with crows but requires to be defended.

    Arabian nights. English

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