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wood grouse

noun
1.
the capercaillie.
Origin of wood grouse
1770-1780
1770-80
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  • In another a woodgrouse was caught, and in yet another a fox cub.

    Kiddie the Scout Robert Leighton
British Dictionary definitions for woodgrouse

woodgrouse

/ˈwʊdˌɡraʊs/
noun
1.
another name for capercaillie
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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