blue-grouse

blue grouse

noun
a dull gray grouse, Dendragapus obscurus, of western North America, the male of which has a yellow or orange comb.


Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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blue grouse
 
n
a grouse, Dendragapus obscurus, of W North America, having a bluish-grey plumage with a black tail

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