OEil-de-perdrix - definition of OEil-de-perdrix by The Free Dictionary
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|a.||1.||(Ornamental Art) Characterized by, or decorated with, small round points, spots, or rings; as, il-de-perdrix pattern.|
|2.||Having a brownish red color; - used esp. of light-colored red wine.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(eye of the partridge) is the Swiss wine nomenclature for the pale pink wine vinified from pinot noir around Neuchatel.
Ncuchatel also produces the well-known rose, 'Oeil-de-Perdrix