from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the plumed partridge (Oreortyx pictus) of California. It has two long, slender, plumelike feathers on the head. The throat and sides are chestnut; the belly is brown with transverse bars of black and white; the neck and breast are dark gray.
- n. See under Mountain.
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- n. California partridge; slightly larger than the California quail
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