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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Grouse(0.02759 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Grouse.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae;
usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
2: popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and
v 1: hunt grouse
2: complain; “What was he hollering about?” [syn: gripe, crab,
beef, squawk, bellyache, holler]
English → English (gcide)
Grouse \Grouse\ (grous), n. sing. & pl. [Prob. after the analogy
of mouse, mice, fr. the earlier grice, OF. griesche meor hen:
cf. F. piegri[`e]che shrike.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any of the numerous species of gallinaceous birds of the
family Tetraonid[ae], and subfamily Tetraonin[ae],
inhabiting Europe, Asia, and North America. They have plump
bodies, strong, well-feathered legs, and usually mottled
plumage. The group includes the ptarmigans (Lagopus),
having feathered feet.
Note: Among the European species are the red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus
) and the hazel grouse (Bonasa betulina).
See Capercaidzie, Ptarmigan, and Heath grouse.
Among the most important American species are the
ruffed grouse, or New England partridge (Bonasa umbellus
); the sharp-tailed grouse (Pedioc[ae]tes phasianellus
) of the West; the dusky blue, or pine
grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) of the Rocky Mountains;
the Canada grouse, or spruce partridge (D. Canadensis
). See also Prairie hen, and Sage cock.
The Old World sand grouse (Pterocles, etc.) belong to
a very different family. See Pterocletes, and Sand grouse
Grouse \Grouse\, v. i.
1. To seek or shoot grouse.
2. To complain or grumble; as, employees grousing about their
incompetent boss. [informal]