from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to the Tetraonidæ, or grouse family.
- noun Any grouse, or other member of the Tetraonidæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A bird belonging to the tribe of which the genus Tetrao is the type, as the grouse, partridge, quail, and the like. Used also adjectively.
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- noun zoology A
birdbelonging to the tribeof which the genus Tetraois the type.
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Latin tetrao a heath cock, grouse, from Ancient Greek: compare French tétraonide.
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