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Definition of Grouse

Grouse
Grouse Grouse, n. sing. & pl. [Prob. after the analogy of mouse, mice, fr. the earlier grice, OF. griesche meor hen: cf. F. piegri[`e]che shrike.] (Zo["o]l.) Any of the numerous species of gallinaceous birds of the family Tetraonid[ae], and subfamily Tetraonin[ae], inhabiting Europe, Asia, and North America. They have plump bodies, strong, well-feathered legs, and usually mottled plumage. The group includes the ptarmigans (Lagopus), having feathered feet. Note: Among the European species are the red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus) and the hazel grouse (Bonasa betulina). See Capercaidzie, Ptarmigan, and Heath grouse. Among the most important American species are the ruffed grouse, or New England partridge (Bonasa umbellus); the sharp-tailed grouse (Pedioc[ae]tes phasianellus) of the West; the dusky blue, or pine grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) of the Rocky Mountains; the Canada grouse, or spruce partridge (D. Canadensis). See also Prairie hen, and Sage cock. The Old World sand grouse (Pterocles, etc.) belong to a very different family. See Pterocletes, and Sand grouse.
Grouse
Grouse Grouse, v. i. To seek or shoot grouse.

Meaning of Grouse from wikipedia

- Grouse /ɡraʊs/ are a group of birds from the order Galliformes, in the family Phasianidae. Grouse are presently ****igned to the tribe Tetraonini or subfamily...
- The ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) is a medium-sized grouse occurring in forests from the Appalachian Mountains across Canada to Alaska. It is non-migratory...
- The greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasi****), also known as the sagehen, is the largest grouse (a type of bird) in North America. Its range is sagebrush...
- The black grouse, northern black grouse, Eurasian black grouse, blackgame, or black**** (Lyrurus tetrix), is a large game bird in the grouse family. It...
- The sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), also known as the sharptail or fire grouse, is a medium-sized prairie grouse. One of three species...
- The spruce grouse, Canada grouse, spruce hen or fool hen (Canachites canadensis) is a medium-sized grouse closely ****ociated with the coniferous boreal...
- Driven grouse shooting is the hunting of the red grouse, a field sport of the United Kingdom. The grouse-shooting season extends from 12 August, often...
- Grouse Mountain is one of the North S**** Mountains of the Pacific Ranges in the District Muni****lity of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. With...
- The Famous Grouse is a brand of blended Scotch whisky, first produced by Matthew Gloag & Son in 1896, and currently produced and owned by The Edrington...
- The red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scotica) is a medium-sized bird of the grouse family which is found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland....