Oreortyx
Oreortyx Oreortyx prop. n. A genus of birds including the mountain quail of the western U. S.

Syn: genus {Oreortyx}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Oreortyx — noun mountain quail of western United States • Syn: ↑genus Oreortyx • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Perdicidae, ↑subfamily Perdicidae, ↑Perdicinae, ↑subf …   Useful english dictionary

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  • oreortyx — ore·or·tyx …   English syllables

  • Oreortyx pictus —   Codorniz picta Un macho, en una …   Wikipedia Español

  • Oreortyx picta palmeri — noun California partridge; slightly larger than the California quail • Syn: ↑mountain quail, ↑mountain partridge • Hypernyms: ↑partridge • Member Holonyms: ↑Oreortyx, ↑genus Oreortyx …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oreortyx pictus — Partridge Par tridge (p[aum]r tr[i^]j), n. [OE. partriche, pertriche, OF. pertris, perdriz, F. perdrix, L. perdix, icis, fr. Gr. pe rdix.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any one of numerous species of small gallinaceous birds of the genus {Perdix} and several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oreortyx pictus — Plume Plume, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pluming}.] [Cf. F. plumer to pluck, to strip, L. plumare to cover with feathers.] 1. To pick and adjust the plumes or feathers of; to dress or prink. [1913 Webster] Pluming her wings… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oreortyx pictus — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oreortyx pictus — kalninė putpelė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Oreortyx pictus angl. mountain quail vok. Bergwachtel, f rus. калифорнийская горная куропатка, f; калифорнийский горный перепел, m pranc. colin des montagnes, m ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • genus Oreortyx — noun mountain quail of western United States • Syn: ↑Oreortyx • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Perdicidae, ↑subfamily Perdicidae, ↑Perdicinae, ↑subfamily Perdic …   Useful english dictionary

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