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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The leading genus of Tetraonid√¶, formerly including all the grouse, but subsequently variously restricted, now to the capercaillie, T. urogallus, and some closely related species. See cut under capercaillie.

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  • n. type genus of the Tetraonidae: capercaillies


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