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

  • n. A grouse (Lagopus lagopus subsp. scoticus) of the British Isles that has chestnut plumage and inhabits open fields. Also called moorfowl.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A medium-sized bird, Lagopus lagopus scotica, of the grouse family, found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the Scotch grouse, or ptarmigan. See under Ptarmigan.

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

  • n. reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain

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