Definition of Perdix perdix

1. Noun. Common European partridge.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perdix Perdix

Perca fluviatilis
Percherons
Percidae
Percina
Percina tanasi
Percival
Percival Lowell
Percoll
Percophidae
Percy
Percy Aldridge Grainger
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Grainger
Perdicidae
Perdicinae
Perdix perdix
Pere Jacques Marquette
Peregrine
Perejil
Pereskia
Pereskia aculeata
Perez
Perez' sign
Perez reflex
Perfecter of the Elect
Pergamum
Periactin
Pericallis
Pericallis cruenta
Pericallis hybrida

Literary usage of Perdix perdix

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... saxatilis and Perdix perdix perdix). Blackcocks, Pheasants and Tetrastes bonasia, Kingfishers (Alcedo ispida), I found only once. ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... the oldest generic name is also Perdix, and the species has to be called Perdix perdix (L.), I can only say that I am sorry, but it cannot be helped. ..."

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