Definition of Gray partridge

1. Noun. Common European partridge.

Exact synonyms: Grey Partridge, Hungarian Partridge, Perdix Perdix
Generic synonyms: Partridge
Group relationships: Genus Perdix, Perdix



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gray Partridge

gray iron
gray jay
gray jays
gray kingbird
gray langur
gray layer of superior colliculus
gray lemming
gray level also gray value
gray level histogram
gray market
gray markets
gray matter
gray mullet
gray nomad
gray nomads
gray partridge (current term)
gray polypody
gray poplar
gray rami communicantes
gray sage
gray scale
gray sea eagle
gray seal
gray seals
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gray snapper
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gray squirrel
gray substance
gray syndrome

Literary usage of Gray partridge

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"The European gray partridge in Saskatchewan.—During the first week in November ... It was the gray partridge of Europe, here called the Hungarian Partridge. ..."

2. Elements of Ornithology: Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges by William Samuel Waithman Ruschenberger, Henri Milne-Edwards, Achille Comté (1845)
"30. Partridges live in pairs, and keep on the ground. Two species of Partridge are common in France: the gray and the red. The gray partridge,— ..."

3. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"The gray partridge has doubtless largely increased in numbers in Great Britain since the beginning of the present century, when so much down, heath, ..."

4. Travels in Greece and Turkey: Undertaken by Order of Louis XVI, and with the by Charles Sigisbert Sonnini (1801)
"The gray partridge is not known in the EAST. ... which is called the, little gray partridge, or the DAMASCUS partridge of ..."

5. Round the Calendar in Portugal by Oswald Crawfurd (1890)
"It is evident that the gray partridge is the relic of a long past period when the climate was colder, for the bird is now only found on mountains above a ..."

6. Propagation of Wild Birds: A Manual of Applied Ornithology, Treating of by Herbert Keightley Job (1915)
"In this case, the obstacle was the migratory instinct; in others it seems to be in securing food, resisting vermin, and the like. The gray partridge. ..."

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