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par•tridge



Pronunciation: (pär'trij), [key]
n.,
pl. -tridg•es, (esp. collectively) -tridge.

1. any of several Old World gallinaceous game birds of the subfamily Perdicinae, esp. Perdix perdix.
2. Chiefly Northern U.S.the ruffed grouse.
3. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.bobwhite.
4. any of several other North American gallinaceous game birds.
5. any of various South and Central American tinamous.

Par•tridge



Pronunciation: (pär'trij), [key]
n.
Eric (Hon•ey•wood) Pronunciation: (hun'ē-wood"), [key] 1894–1979, British lexicographer, born in New Zealand.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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