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hazel grouse

noun
  1. a European woodland grouse, Tetrastes bonasia, somewhat resembling the North American ruffed grouse.
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Origin of hazel grouse

First recorded in 1775–85
Also called hazel hen.
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British Dictionary definitions for hazelhen

hazelhen

noun
  1. a European woodland gallinaceous bird, Tetrastes bonasia, with a speckled brown plumage and slightly crested crown: family Tetraonidae (grouse)
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