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A bird, such as a pheasant or grouse, that is widely hunted for sport.
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(Hunting) a bird of any species hunted as game
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any bird hunted chiefly for sport, as a quail or pheasant, esp. such a bird protected by game laws.
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|Noun||1.||game bird - any bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport|
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
phasianid - a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae
tinamou, partridge - heavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds
game - animal hunted for food or sport
grouse - flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
quail - flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
pheasant - flesh of a pheasant; usually braised
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