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Archibuteo lagopus
Roughleg Rough"leg`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of large hawks of the genus Archibuteo, having the legs feathered to the toes. Called also rough-legged hawk, and rough-legged buzzard. Note: The best known species is Archibuteo lagopus of Northern Europe, with its darker American variety (Sancti-johannis). The latter is often nearly or quite black. The ferruginous roughleg (Archibuteo ferrugineus) inhabits Western North America.
Lagopus mutus
Ptarmigan Ptar"mi*gan, n. [Gael. tarmachan; cf. Ir. tarmochan, tarmonach.] (Zo["o]l.) Any grouse of the genus Lagopus, of which numerous species are known. The feet are completely feathered. Most of the species are brown in summer, but turn white, or nearly white, in winter. Note: They chiefly inhabit the northern countries and high mountains of Europe, Asia, and America. The common European species is Lagopus mutus. The Scotch grouse, red grouse, or moor fowl (L. Scoticus), is reddish brown, and does not turn white in winter. The white, or willow, ptarmigan (L. albus) is found in both Europe and America.
Lagopus Scoticus
Moor Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m[=o]r moor, morass; akin to D. moer moor, G. moor, and prob. to Goth. marei sea, E. mere. See Mere a lake.] 1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath. In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor. --Carew. 2. A game preserve consisting of moorland. Moor buzzard (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.] Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite. Moor cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the moor fowl or red grouse of Europe. Moor coot. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallinule. Moor fowl. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus). (b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath. Moor game. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Moor fowl (above). Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria c[ae]rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe. Moor hawk (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. Moor hen. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The female of the moor fowl. (b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See Gallinule. (c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis). Moor monkey (Zo["o]l.), the black macaque of Borneo (Macacus maurus). Moor titling (Zo["o]l.), the European stonechat (Pratinocola rubicola).
Lagopus Scoticus
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.
Ochroma lagopus
Corkwood Cork"wood` (k[^o]rk"w[oo^]d`), n. 1. The wood of the cork oak. [Obs.] 2. Any one of several trees or shrubs having light or corky wood; esp.: (a) In the United States, the tree Leitneria floridana. (b) In the West Indies: (1) Either of the cotton trees Ochroma lagopus and Pariti tiliaceum. (2) The tree producing the aligator apple. (3) The blolly.
Ochroma Lagopus
Down tree (Bot.), a tree of Central America (Ochroma Lagopus), the seeds of which are enveloped in vegetable wool.

Meaning of Lagopus from wikipedia

- areas. The genus Lagopus was introduced by the French zoologist Mathurin Jacques Brisson in 1760 with the willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) as the type species...
- The Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus), also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, is a small fox that belongs to the family of Canidae, native to...
- The willow ptarmigan (/ˈtɑːrmɪɡən/) (Lagopus lagopus) is a bird in the grouse subfamily Tetraoninae of the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is also known...
- development of comb size and breeding plumage of male willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus lagopus)", The Auk, 96 (1): 106–115, JSTOR 4085405 Wattson, A. & Parr,...
- Coprinopsis lagopus is a species of fungus in the family Psathyrellaceae. Until 2001, the species was known as Coprinus lagopus; advances in the understanding...
- America. There are at least three recognized subspecies of Buteo lagopus: B. l. lagopus is the nominate subspecies. It breeds in northern Europe and Asia...
- 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....
- scientific name Tetrao (Lagopus) leucurus by the Arctic explorer John Richardson in 1831. It was later determined that Lagopus had sufficient distinguishing...
- statement/permission). Text taken from Plantago lagopus​, . Encyclopedia of Life. "Plantago lagopus L. - Encyclopedia of Life". eol.org. Retrieved 2022-02-04...
- Brachyglottis lagopus, commonly called mountain daisy or yellow rock daisy, is a small flowering plant native to New Zealand. B. lagopus is a variable...