wood grouse


noun

the capercaillie.

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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