blackcock


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black·cock

 (blăk′kŏk′)
n.
The male of the black grouse.

blackcock

(ˈblækˌkɒk)
n
(Animals) the male of the black grouse. Also called: heath cock Compare greyhen

black•cock

(ˈblækˌkɒk)

n.
the male of the black grouse.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blackcock - male black grouseblackcock - male black grouse      
black grouse - grouse of which the male is bluish-black
Translations

blackcock

[ˈblækkɒk] Ngallo m lira
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