prairie chicken(redirected from prairie hens)
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Related to prairie hens: heath hen
Either of two grouse (Tympanuchus cupido or T. pallidicinctus) found in western North America and having deep-chested bodies and mottled brownish plumage.
(Animals) either of two mottled brown-and-white grouse, Tympanuchus cupido or T. pallidicinctus, of North America
either of two gallinaceous birds of central North American grasslands, Tympanuchus cupido or T. pallidicinctus, of the grouse subfamily, noted for the booming sounds made by males during courtship displays.
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|Noun||1.||prairie chicken - brown mottled North American grouse of western prairies|
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet