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moorfowl

[moo r-foul] /ˈmʊərˌfaʊl/
noun, plural moorfowls (especially collectively) moorfowl. Chiefly British
1.
the red grouse.
Also called moorbird.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; moor1 + fowl
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moorfowl

/ˈmʊəˌfaʊl; ˈmɔː-/
noun
1.
(in British game laws) an archaic name for red grouse Compare heathfowl
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