red-legged partridge

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red-legged partridge

n
(Animals) a partridge, Alectoris rufa, having a reddish tail, red legs and bill, and flanks barred with chestnut, black, and white: common on farmlands and heaths in SW Europe, including Britain
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Noun1.red-legged partridge - common western European partridge with red legsred-legged partridge - common western European partridge with red legs
partridge - small Old World gallinaceous game birds
Alectoris, genus Alectoris - a genus of Perdicidae
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