moorgame
moorfowl moorfowl, moor fowl moor fowl . (Zo["o]l.) 1. A reddish-brown grouse ({Lagopus Scoticus}) of upland moors of Great Britain; the European ptarmigan, or {red grouse}, also called the {moorgame}.

Syn: red grouse, moorbird, moorgame, {Lagopus scoticus}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. The European heath grouse. See under {Heath}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • moorgame — n. (Zo[ o]l.) The {moorfowl}. Syn: red grouse,, moorbird, {Lagopus scoticus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moorgame — noun reddish brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain • Syn: ↑red grouse, ↑moorfowl, ↑moorbird, ↑moor bird, ↑Lagopus scoticus • Hypernyms: ↑ptarmigan • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lagopus scoticus — moorgame moorgame n. (Zo[ o]l.) The {moorfowl}. Syn: red grouse,, moorbird, {Lagopus scoticus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lagopus Scoticus — moorfowl moorfowl, moor fowl moor fowl . (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A reddish brown grouse ({Lagopus Scoticus}) of upland moors of Great Britain; the European ptarmigan, or {red grouse}, also called the {moorgame}. Syn: red grouse, moorbird, moorgame,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lagopus scoticus — moorfowl moorfowl, moor fowl moor fowl . (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A reddish brown grouse ({Lagopus Scoticus}) of upland moors of Great Britain; the European ptarmigan, or {red grouse}, also called the {moorgame}. Syn: red grouse, moorbird, moorgame,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moor fowl — moorfowl moorfowl, moor fowl moor fowl . (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A reddish brown grouse ({Lagopus Scoticus}) of upland moors of Great Britain; the European ptarmigan, or {red grouse}, also called the {moorgame}. Syn: red grouse, moorbird, moorgame,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moorfowl — moorfowl, moor fowl moor fowl . (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A reddish brown grouse ({Lagopus Scoticus}) of upland moors of Great Britain; the European ptarmigan, or {red grouse}, also called the {moorgame}. Syn: red grouse, moorbird, moorgame, {Lagopus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red grouse — moorfowl moorfowl, moor fowl moor fowl . (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A reddish brown grouse ({Lagopus Scoticus}) of upland moors of Great Britain; the European ptarmigan, or {red grouse}, also called the {moorgame}. Syn: red grouse, moorbird, moorgame,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lagopus scoticus — noun reddish brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain • Syn: ↑red grouse, ↑moorfowl, ↑moorbird, ↑moor bird, ↑moorgame • Hypernyms: ↑ptarmigan • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • moor-bird — noun reddish brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain • Syn: ↑red grouse, ↑moorfowl, ↑moorbird, ↑moorgame, ↑Lagopus scoticus • Hypernyms: ↑ptarmigan • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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