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partridge

  

      n   pl   , -tridges, -tridge  
1    any of various small Old World gallinaceous game birds of the genera Perdix, Alectoris, etc., esp. P. perdix (common or European partridge): family Phasianidae (pheasants)  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   any of various other gallinaceous birds, esp. the bobwhite and ruffed grouse  
     (C13: from Old French perdriz, from Latin perdix, from Greek)  


Partridge  
      n   Eric (Honeywood). 1894--1979, British lexicographer, born in New Zealand; author of works on English usage, idiom, slang, and etymology  
partridge-wood  
      n   the dark striped wood of the tropical American papilionaceous tree, Andira inermis, used for cabinetwork  
red-legged partridge  
      n   a partridge, Alectoris rufa, having a reddish tail, red legs and bill, and flanks barred with chestnut, black, and white: common on farmlands and heaths in SW Europe, including Britain  
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Partridge  
      n   Eric (Honeywood). 1894--1979, British lexicographer, born in New Zealand; author of works on English usage, idiom, slang, and etymology  


partridge  
      n   pl   , -tridges, -tridge  
1    any of various small Old World gallinaceous game birds of the genera Perdix, Alectoris, etc., esp. P. perdix (common or European partridge): family Phasianidae (pheasants)  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   any of various other gallinaceous birds, esp. the bobwhite and ruffed grouse  
     (C13: from Old French perdriz, from Latin perdix, from Greek)  
partridge-wood  
      n   the dark striped wood of the tropical American papilionaceous tree, Andira inermis, used for cabinetwork  
red-legged partridge  
      n   a partridge, Alectoris rufa, having a reddish tail, red legs and bill, and flanks barred with chestnut, black, and white: common on farmlands and heaths in SW Europe, including Britain  

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