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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

black′ grouse′(n.)

  1. a large grouse, Lyrurus tetrix, of Europe and W Asia, the male of which is black, the female mottled gray and brown.

    Category: Ornithology

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black grouse(noun)

    grouse of which the male is bluish-black


  1. black grouse(Noun)

    A large, black bird with a lyre-shaped tail, Tetrao tetrix or Lyrurus tetrix.


  1. Black Grouse

    The Black Grouse or Blackgame is a large game bird in the grouse family. It is a sedentary species, breeding across northern Eurasia in moorland and bog areas near to woodland, mostly boreal. The Black Grouse is closely related to the Caucasian Grouse. The female is greyish-brown and has a cackling call. She takes all responsibility for nesting and caring for the chicks, as is typical with gamebirds.


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