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blue grouse

noun
1.
a dull gray grouse, Dendragapus obscurus, of western North America, the male of which has a yellow or orange comb.
Also called dusky grouse, sooty grouse.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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blue grouse

noun
1.
a grouse, Dendragapus obscurus, of W North America, having a bluish-grey plumage with a black tail
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