Definition of Subfamily Perdicinae
1. Noun. Old World partridges.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Family Phasianidae, Phasianidae
Member holonyms: Partridge, Genus Perdix, Perdix, Alectoris, Genus Alectoris, Genus Oreortyx, Oreortyx
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subfamily Perdicinae
Literary usage of Subfamily Perdicinae
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1. Shooting on Upland, Marsh, and Stream: A Series of Articles Written by by William Bruce Leffingwell (1890)
"... in their "Check List of American Birds," where they reject the name quail, and place the bird in the subfamily Perdicinae, or partridges, ..."