spruce grouse

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spruce grouse

n.
A grouse (Falcipennis canadensis) that is dark gray barred with black, found in coniferous forests of northern North America, and popular as a game bird.

spruce grouse

n
(Animals) a game bird, Dendragapus canadensis, occurring in Canadian coniferous forests
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Noun1.spruce grouse - North American grouse that feeds on evergreen buds and needlesspruce grouse - North American grouse that feeds on evergreen buds and needles
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
Canachites, genus Canachites - spruce grouse
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