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FrancolinFrancolin Fran"co*lin, n. [F.; cf. It. francolino, Sp.
A spurred partidge of the genus Francolinus and allied
genera, of Asia and Africa. The common species (F.
vulgaris) was formerly common in southern Europe, but is now
nearly restricted to Asia. Francolinus pictusPartridge Par"tridge, n. [OE. partriche, pertriche, OF.
pertris, perdriz, F. perdrix, L. perdix, -icis, fr. Gr. ?.]
1. Any one of numerous species of small gallinaceous birds of
the genus Perdix and several related genera of the
family Perdicid[ae], of the Old World. The partridge is
noted as a game bird.
Full many a fat partrich had he in mew. --Chaucer.
Note: The common European, or gray, partridge (Perdix
cinerea) and the red-legged partridge (Caccabis
rubra) of Southern Europe and Asia are well-known
2. Any one of several species of quail-like birds belonging
to Colinus, and allied genera. [U.S.]
Note: Among them are the bobwhite (Colinus Virginianus) of
the Eastern States; the plumed, or mountain, partridge
(Oreortyx pictus) of California; the Massena
partridge (Cyrtonyx Montezum[ae]); and the California
partridge (Callipepla Californica).
3. The ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus). [New Eng.]
Bamboo partridge (Zo["o]l.), a spurred partridge of the
genus Bambusicola. Several species are found in China
and the East Indies.
Night partridge (Zo["o]l.), the woodcock. [Local, U.S.]
Painted partridge (Zo["o]l.), a francolin of South Africa
Partridge berry. (Bot.)
(a) The scarlet berry of a trailing american plant
(Mitchella repens) of the order Rubiace[ae],
having roundish evergreen leaves, and white fragrant
flowers sometimes tinged with purple, growing in pairs
with the ovaries united, and producing the berries
which remain over winter; also, the plant itself.
(b) The fruit of the creeping wintergreen (Gaultheria
procumbens); also, the plant itself.
Partridge dove (Zo["o]l.) Same as Mountain witch, under
Partridge pea (Bot.), a yellow-flowered leguminous herb
(Cassia Cham[ae]crista), common in sandy fields in the
Eastern United States.
Partridge shell (Zo["o]l.), a large marine univalve shell
(Dolium perdix), having colors variegated like those of
(a) A variegated wood, much esteemed for cabinetwork. It
is obtained from tropical America, and one source of
it is said to be the leguminous tree Andira inermis.
Called also pheasant wood.
(b) A name sometimes given to the dark-colored and
striated wood of some kind of palm, which is used for
walking sticks and umbrella handles.
Sea partridge (Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic sand partridge
(Ammoperdix Bonhami); -- so called from its note.
Snow partridge (Zo["o]l.), a large spurred partridge
(Lerwa nivicola) which inhabits the high mountains of
Spruce partridge. See under Spruce.
Wood partridge, or Hill partridge (Zo["o]l.), any small
Asiatic partridge of the genus Arboricola.
Francolite Fran"co*lite, n. (Min.)
A variety of apatite from Wheal Franco in Devonshire.
Meaning of Franco from wikipedia
a list of people
with the name Francisco Franco
(1892–1975), Spanish general
- Francisco Franco Bahamonde
(/ˈfræŋkoʊ/, Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko ˈfɾaŋko ba.a.ˈmõn̪.de]; 4 December
1892 – 20 November
1975) was a Spanish general
- James Edward Franco
19, 1978) is an American
actor, filmmaker, painter, and writer. For his role in 127 Hours
(2010), he was nominated
(born June 12, 1985) is an American
actor, and director. He began
with small roles
such as Superbad...
- was the period
of Spanish history between
1936 and 1975, when Francisco Franco ruled Spain
with the title
in 1975, Spain
- James Franco
is an American
actor, filmmaker, and college
instructor. He began acting
on television, guest-starring in Pacific
Blue (1997). He landed
- María del Carmen Franco
y Polo, 1st Duchess
of Spain, Marchioness
1926 – 29 December
2017) was the only...
- Wander Samuel Franco
Sr. (born March
1, 2001) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop
for the Tampa
Bay Rays of Major League Baseball
- Mr. Olympia Franco Columbu
Dead at 78". Muscle
& Fitness. "Franco Columbu
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and Phronsie Franco
. He is the ex-brother-in-law of actor
and Season Hubley
and the ex-son-in-law of actor
Bing Russell. Franco
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