- an American gallinaceous bird, Tympanuchus cupido cupido, closely related to the prairie chicken: extinct.
- the female of the black grouse.
Origin of heath hen
First recorded in 1585–95
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- another name for greyhen
- a recently extinct variety of the prairie chicken