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noun

a grouse, Lagopus lagopus scoticus, of the British Isles, a subspecies of willow ptarmigan lacking white winter plumage.

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Origin of red grouse

First recorded in 1770–80
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red grouse

noun

a reddish-brown grouse, Lagopus scoticus, of upland moors of Great Britain: an important game bird
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