HyperDic: partridge

English > 5 senses of the word partridge:
NOUNfoodpartridgeflesh of either quail or grouse
animalpartridge, tinamouheavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds
animalpartridgesmall Old World gallinaceous game birds
animalpartridge, bobwhite, bobwhite quaila popular North American game bird
animalpartridge, ruffed grouse, Bonasa umbellusvalued as a game bird in eastern United States and Canada
partridge > pronunciation
Soundspaa'rtrahjh; paa'rtrihjh
Rhymesacreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
abridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > partridge: 5 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningflesh of either quail or grouse.
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Broaderwildfowlflesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for food
Spanishperdiz
Catalanperdiu
English > partridge: 5 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningHeavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds.
Synonymtinamou
Member ofTinamidae, family TinamidaeComprising the tinamous
Broadergame birdAny bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport
Spanishperdiz, tinamidae, tinamú
Catalanperdiu, tinamú
English > partridge: 5 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaningsmall Old World gallinaceous game birds.
Member ofPerdicidae, subfamily Perdicidae, Perdicinae, subfamily PerdicinaeOld World partridges
coveyA small flock of grouse or partridge
NarrowerGreek partridge, rock partridge, Alectoris graecaOf mountainous areas of southern Europe
Hungarian partridge, grey partridge, gray partridge, Perdix perdixCommon European partridge
mountain quail, mountain partridge, Oreortyx picta palmeriCalifornia partridge
red-legged partridge, Alectoris ruffaCommon western European partridge with red legs
BroaderphasianidA kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae
Catalanperdiu
English > partridge: 5 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningA popular North American game bird; named for its call.
Synonymsbobwhite, bobwhite quail
Member ofColinus, genus Colinus(New World quail) the bobwhites
Narrowernorthern bobwhite, Colinus virginianusA favorite game bird of eastern and central United States
Broaderquailsmall gallinaceous game birds
Catalanperdiu
English > partridge: 5 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningValued as a game bird in eastern United States and Canada.
Synonymsruffed grouse, Bonasa umbellus
Member ofBonasa, genus Bonasaruffed grouse
BroadergrousePopular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
Catalanperdiu

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