capercaillie
or capercailzie noun (plural -caillie or -cailzies; also -caillies or -cailzie) Etymology: Scottish Gaelic capalcoille, literally, horse of the woods Date: 1536 a very large European grouse (Tetrao urogallus) of hilly coniferous woodlands

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