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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Lagopus scoticus Lagopus scoticus n : reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain [syn: red grouse, moorfowl, moorbird, moor-bird, moorgame]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Lagopus Scoticus 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. [1913 Webster] 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 . [1913 Webster] Ptarmigan \Ptar"mi*gan\, n. [Gael. tarmachan; cf. Ir. tarmochan, tarmonach.] (Zo["o]l.) Any grouse of the genus Lagopus, of which numerous species are known. The feet are completely feathered. Most of the species are brown in summer, but turn white, or nearly white, in winter. [1913 Webster] Note: They chiefly inhabit the northern countries and high mountains of Europe, Asia, and America. The common European species is Lagopus mutus. The Scotch grouse, red grouse, or moor fowl (Lagopus Scoticus), is reddish brown, and does not turn white in winter. The white, or willow, ptarmigan (Lagopus albus) is found in both Europe and America. [1913 Webster] moorfowl \moorfowl\, moor fowl \moor fowl\n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A reddish-brown grouse (Lagopus Scoticus) of upland moors of Great Britain; the European ptarmigan, or red grouse , also called the moorgame. Syn: red grouse, moorbird, moorgame, Lagopus scoticus. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The European heath grouse. See under Heath. [1913 Webster]


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