Meaning of “partridge” in the English Dictionary

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"partridge" in British English

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partridgenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɑː.trɪdʒ/ us /ˈpɑːr.trɪdʒ/ plural partridge or partridges

a bird with a round body and a short tail that is sometimes hunted for food or for sport, or the meat of this bird

(Definition of “partridge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)