Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Properly, the common partridge of Europe, now known as Perdix cinerea.
  • noun A name given to various other European birds.
  • noun Also atagen, attagas, atagas.

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  • noun A sand grouse (Syrrghaptes pallasii) found in Asia and rarely in southern Europe.

Etymologies

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Latin attagen ("a kind of bird"), from Ancient Greek.

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