sharp-tailed grouse


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sharp-tailed grouse

 (shärp′tāld′)
n.
A grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) of northern North America, having a short pointed tail, mottled brown plumage, and dark V-shaped breast markings.
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Noun1.sharp-tailed grouse - large grouse of prairies and open forests of western North Americasharp-tailed grouse - large grouse of prairies and open forests of western North America
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
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