Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Galliformes — the grouses.

Etymologies

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Tetrao +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Family matters: Prairie chickens are members of the bird family Tetraonidae, a group that includes wild fowl species such as grouse, ptarmigans and pheasants.

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