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spruce grouse

noun
1.
a grouse, Canachites canadensis, of coniferous forests of northern North America, that feeds on evergreen buds and needles.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for spruce-grouse

spruce grouse

noun
1.
a game bird, Dendragapus canadensis, occurring in Canadian coniferous forests
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