Perdix

noun
Per·​dix | \ ˈpərdiks \

Definition of Perdix

: a once extensive genus of birds (family Phasianidae) now limited to the European partridge and near related forms

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History and Etymology for Perdix

New Latin, from Latin, partridge

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“Perdix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Perdix. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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