sharp-tailed grouse

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sharp-tailed grouse

[shahrp-teyld]
noun
a grouse, Pedioecetes phasianellus, of prairies and open forests of western North America, similar in size to the prairie chicken but with a more pointed tail.
Also called sprigtail.


Origin:
1775–85, Americanism

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Example sentences
Sharp-tailed grouse wings are collected and hunters checked incidental to other
  management activities.
Sharp-tailed grouse wings are collected at wing barrels and from hunters
  checked incidental to other management activities.
Sharp-tailed grouse are also being tracked by those who are tracking the sage
  grouse.
Sharp-tailed grouse are one of the few native prairie birds that are year-round
  residents.
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