from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The leading genus of Tetraonidæ, formerly including all the grouse, but subsequently variously restricted, now to the capercaillie, T. urogallus, and some closely related species. See cut under capercaillie.
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- n. type genus of the Tetraonidae: capercaillies
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