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|Noun||1.||family Tetraonidae - grouse|
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Galliformes, order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet