hazel grouse

  1. a European woodland grouse, Tetrastes bonasia, somewhat resembling the North American ruffed grouse.

Origin of hazel grouse

First recorded in 1775–85
  • Also called hazel hen .

Words Nearby hazel grouse

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How to use hazel grouse in a sentence

  • Hazel-grouse too are common in the lower woods, but are not easily found unless the call-system be adopted.

    Round About the Carpathians | Andrew F. Crosse
  • Won't you be good enough to favor me by trying a hazel-grouse?

    Lucky Pehr | August Strindberg