• Definition for "capercaillie"
    • a sizable grouse (Tetrao urogallus), native to north…
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capercaillie definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable grouse (Tetrao urogallus), native to north European countries and having dark plumage and a fanlike end. Also called timber grouse.
    • a sizable, black grouse associated with genus Tetrao within the bird family Phasianidae, especially the western capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus.
    • The Scotch name the wood-grouse, Tetrao urogallus, the largest of this gallinaceous birds of Europe, the male sometimes evaluating 12 to 13 weight.
    • big black colored old-world grouse
    • a sizable grouse (Tetrao urogallus), native to north Europe and achieving dark plumage and a fanlike tail. Also known as lumber grouse.
    • A large, black grouse associated with the genus Tetrao in bird family Phasianidae, especially the western capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus.
    • The Scotch name for the wood-grouse, Tetrao urogallus, the greatest associated with the gallinaceous wild birds of European countries, a man sometimes evaluating 12 to 13 pounds.
    • large black colored old-world grouse
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