red grouse

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, {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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  • Red Grouse — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Red grouse — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red grouse — n. a reddish brown ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus scoticus) of the British Isles that does not turn white in winter …   English World dictionary

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

  • Red Grouse — žvyrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lagopus Lagopus angl. Red Grouse vok. Moorschneehuhn …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • red grouse — a grouse, Lagopus lagopus scoticus, of the British Isles, a subspecies of willow ptarmigan lacking white winter plumage. [1770 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • red grouse — noun A medium sized bird, Lagopus lagopus scotica, of the grouse family, found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland. Syn: moorbird, moorcock, moorfowl …   Wiktionary

  • red grouse — noun a British moorland grouse with reddish brown plumage. [Lagopus lagopus scoticus.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • red grouse — /rɛd ˈgraʊs/ (say red grows) noun See grouse1 …   Australian English dictionary

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