Definition of Greek partridge

1. Noun. Of mountainous areas of southern Europe.

Exact synonyms: Alectoris Graeca, Rock Partridge
Generic synonyms: Partridge
Group relationships: Alectoris, Genus Alectoris



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greek Partridge

Greek fire
Greek fret
Greek fries
Greek house
Greek houses
Greek key
Greek letter
Greek letters
Greek mode
Greek monetary unit
Greek mythology
Greek number
Greek numbers
Greek numeral
Greek numerals
Greek partridge (current term)
Greek salad
Greek salads
Greek system
Greek valerian
Greek yogurt
Greeker
Greekess
Greekesses
Greekest
Greekish
Greekless
Greeklessness
Greeklike
Greekling

Literary usage of Greek partridge

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1. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"... the red-leg of India and Persia, which Mr. Tristram regards as distinct from the Greek partridge — is found al»out the Jordan. ..."

2. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"nf:-i¡4i (the Greek partridge) and Ammo- ... which Mr. Tristram regards as distinct from the Greek partridge — is found about the Jordan. ..."

3. The Naturalist's Library by William Jardine (1834)
"The others belonging to it are the Greek partridge, Perdis saxatilis of authors ... The Greek partridge is found abundantly upon the German Alps of middling ..."

4. The Natural History of Game-birds: Illustrated by Thirty-one Plates by William Jardine (1844)
"The others belonging to it are the Greek partridge, Perdis saxatilis of authors ... The Greek partridge is found abundantly upon the German Alps of middling ..."

5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"It does not exist in some islands of the Archipelago, according to Tournefort, who, however, probably speaks of the Greek partridge. ..."

6. The Natural History of the Bible: Being a Review of the Physical Geography by Henry Baker Tristram (1875)
"\Ve had in one spring in Palestine about 800 eggs of the Greek partridge ... The commonest Partridge of the Holy I^tnd is the Greek partridge ..."

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