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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Eurasian game bird (Lyrurus tetrix) with black plumage and white wing markings in the male and brownish barred plumage in the female.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large, black bird with a lyre-shaped tail, Tetrao tetrix or Lyrurus tetrix.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The European blackcock (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. grouse of which the male is bluish-black


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