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  Definition of Partridge
  1. valued as a game bird in eastern United States and Canada
  2. a popular North American game bird; named for its call
  3. small Old World gallinaceous game birds
  4. heavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds
  5. flesh of either quail or grouse
Similar Words: ruffed grouse, Bonasa umbellus, bobwhite, bobwhite quail, tinamou

 

Hyponyms: northern bobwhite, Colinus virginianus, Hungarian partridge, gray partridge, Perdix perdix, red-legged partridge, Alectoris ruffa, Greek partridge, rock partridge, Alectoris graeca, mountain quail, mountain partridge, Oreortyx picta palmeri

 

Member Meronyms: Bonasa, genus Bonasa, Colinus, genus Colinus, Perdicidae, subfamily Perdicidae, Perdicinae, subfamily Perdicinae, covey, Tinamidae, family Tinamidae

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: thëllëzë   Basque: eper  
Bosnian: jarebica   Breton: klujar c’hris  
Bulgarian: яребица   Catalan: perdiu  
Croatian: skvržulja   Danish: agerhøne  
Dutch: patrijs   Esperanto: perdriko  
Estonian: nurmkana   Finnish: peltopyy  
French: perdrix   Frisian: patriis  
Galician: perdiz charra   German: Rebhuhn  
Greek: πέρδικα   Hungarian: fogoly  
Icelandic: akurhænsn   Irish: patraisc  
Italian: pernice   Japanese: やまうずら  
Kurdish: kew   Latin: perdix  
Latvian: laukirbe   Lithuanian: kurapka  
Macedonian: еребица   Maltese: ħaġla  
Norwegian: rapphøne   Polish: kuropatwa  
Portuguese: perdiz   Romanian: potârniche  
Russian: куропатка   Serbian: jаребица  
Slovak: jarabica   Slovenian: jerebica  
Spanish: perdiz   Swedish: rapphöna  
Turkish: çilkeklik   Ukrainian: сiрая курiпка  
Welsh: petrisen  
 
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