Associations to the word «Partridge»

Pictures for the word «Partridge»


PARTRIDGE, noun. Any bird of a number of genera in the family Phasianidae, notably in the genera Perdix and Alectoris.
PARTRIDGE, noun. (obsolete) (military) A type cannon charge composed of several missiles fired all together, similar to langrage or case-shot. Also a large cannon that shoots stones.
PARTRIDGE BERRY, noun. Alternative form of partridgeberry
PARTRIDGE PEA, noun. Chamaecrista fasciculata, an annual legume with yellow flowers, native to most of the eastern United States.

Dictionary definition

PARTRIDGE, noun. Flesh of either quail or grouse.
PARTRIDGE, noun. Heavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds.
PARTRIDGE, noun. Small Old World gallinaceous game birds.
PARTRIDGE, noun. A popular North American game bird; named for its call.
PARTRIDGE, noun. Valued as a game bird in eastern United States and Canada.

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