greyhen

greyhen

[grey-hen]
noun British.
the female of the black grouse.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English. See grey, hen

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greyhen (ˈɡreɪˌhɛn)
 
n
Compare blackcock the female of the black grouse

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