from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gallinaceous birds, of the family Tetraonidæ, containing especially B. betulina, the hazel-grouse of Europe, and B. umbella, the ruffed grouse, pheasant, or partridge of North America.
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- n. ruffed grouse
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