red grouse

noun
a grouse, Lagopus lagopus scoticus, of the British Isles, a subspecies of willow ptarmigan lacking white winter plumage.

Origin:
1770–80

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red grouse
 
n
a reddish-brown grouse, Lagopus scoticus, of upland moors of Great Britain: an important game bird

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