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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀλεκτορίς ‎(alektorís, hen)

Proper nounEdit

Alectoris f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Phasianidae—the partridges.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276
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