Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bird belonging to the tribe of which the genus Tetrao is the type.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bird belonging to the tribe of which the genus Tetrao is the type, as the grouse, partridge, quail, and the like. Used also adjectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Tetraonidæ, or grouse family.
  • n. Any grouse, or other member of the Tetraonidæ.

Etymologies

Latin tetrao a heath cock, grouse, from Ancient Greek: compare French tétraonide. (Wiktionary)

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