partridge

(noun)

noun

1. flesh of either quail or grouse

Definition categories: food, wildfowl

2. heavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds

Similar word(s): tinamou

Definition categories: animal

3. small Old World gallinaceous game birds

Definition categories: animal, phasianid

4. a popular North American game bird; named for its call

Similar word(s): bobwhite

Definition categories: animal, quail

5. valued as a game bird in eastern United States and Canada

Definition categories: animal, grouse