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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of gallinaceous birds, of the family Tetraonid√¶, 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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