wood grouse

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noun

the capercaillie.

Nearby words

  1. wood dale,
  2. wood duck,
  3. wood engraving,
  4. wood fern,
  5. wood frog,
  6. wood hedgehog,
  7. wood hoopoe,
  8. wood hyacinth,
  9. wood ibis,
  10. wood lily

Origin of wood grouse

First recorded in 1770–80

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Examples from the Web for woodgrouse

  • 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

another name for capercaillie
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