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Definition of Spruce grouse
Spruce grouseSpruce Spruce, n. [OE. Spruce or Pruse, Prussia, Prussian. So
named because it was first known as a native of Prussia, or
because its sprouts were used for making, spruce beer. Cf.
Spruce beer, below, Spruce, a.]
1. (Bot.) Any coniferous tree of the genus Picea, as the
Norway spruce (P. excelsa), and the white and black
spruces of America (P. alba and P. nigra), besides
several others in the far Northwest. See Picea.
2. The wood or timber of the spruce tree.
3. Prussia leather; pruce. [Obs.]
Spruce, a sort of leather corruptly so called for
Prussia leather. --E. Phillips.
Douglas spruce (Bot.), a valuable timber tree (Pseudotsuga
Douglasii) of Northwestern America.
Essence of spruce, a thick, dark-colored, bitterish, and
acidulous liquid made by evaporating a decoction of the
young branches of spruce.
Hemlock spruce (Bot.), a graceful coniferous tree (Tsuga
Canadensis) of North America. Its timber is valuable, and
the bark is largely used in tanning leather.
Spruce beer. [G. sprossenbier; sprosse sprout, shoot (akin
to E. sprout, n.) + bier beer. The word was changed into
spruce because the beer came from Prussia (OE. Spruce), or
because it was made from the sprouts of the spruce. See
Sprout, n., Beer, and cf. Spruce, n.] A kind of beer
which is tinctured or flavored with spruce, either by
means of the extract or by decoction.
Spruce grouse. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Spruce partridge,
Spruce leather. See Spruce, n., 3.
Spruce partridge (Zo["o]l.), a handsome American grouse
(Dendragapus Canadensis) found in Canada and the
Northern United States; -- called also Canada grouse.
Meaning of Spruce grouse from wikipedia
- The spruce grouse
or Canada grouse
(Falcipennis canadensis) is a medium-sized grouse closely
****ociated with the coniferous boreal forests
/ɡraʊs/ are a group
from the order
Galliformes, in the family
****igned to the subfamily
- The ruffed grouse
(Bonasa umbellus) is a medium-sized grouse occurring
from the Appalachian Mountains across Canada
to Alaska. It is non-migratory...
(Dendragapus fuliginosus). In addition, the spruce grouse
and Siberian grouse
have been considered
part of this genus. These
are large grouse
- damp, mixed coniferous
with some spruce
. This is a relatively small grouse
at 35–39 cm (14–15 in) length. The plumage
of this plump...
- The sharp-tailed grouse
(Tympanuchus phasianellus) (previously: Tetrao
phasianellus) is a medium-sized prairie grouse
. It is also known
as the sharptail...
- The Siberian grouse
(Falcipennis falcipennis) is a medium-sized grouse
. It is very similar
to the North American spruce grouse
, to which
it is closely...
- York. Book ISBN 0-8109-1007-1. Madge
and McGowan, Pheasants, Partridges
ISBN 0-7136-3966-0 Videos
in the Internet
- Falcipennis Siberian grouse Spruce grouse Dendragapus Dusky grouse Sooty grouse Lagopus Willow ptarmigan
- Meleagris gallopavo
(I) Ruffed grouse
, Bonasa umbellus Greater
urophasi**** Spruce grouse
, Falcipennis canadensis Willow
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